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Monthly Archives: October 2008

Principles, Patterns, and Prism Presentation

Tonight, Bil Simser and I had the pleasure of presenting a brief overview of Prism (aka the Composite Application Guidance for WPF and Silverlight) to a crowd of 150 developers at Shaw Court in Calgary. You can find the slidedeck … Continue reading 

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dnrTV Episode #126: Roll-Your-Own IoC with Me

My first dnrTV episode went live today. I am talking with Carl Franklin about dependency inversion, dependency injection, and inversion of control. I demonstrate how to build a very simple IoC container. My intent is to show developers that it … Continue reading 

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How to Sysprep Windows Server 2008

I was going sysprep a base image of Windows Server 2008 this morning and followed my own instructions on sysprepping Windows. I went to the installation DVD and couldn’t find sysprep. A quick google later and a bit of poking … Continue reading 

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Speaking at the Regina .NET User Group

Just realized that I never announced it, but I will be giving a double-header presentation at the Regina .NET User Group tomorrow night – Wednesday, October 8, 2008 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. You can find directions and registration here. … Continue reading 

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Three Shall Be the Number of the Counting

A Reading from the Book of Armaments, Chapter 2, Verses 9 to 21 (Wikipedia | YouTube): …And Saint Attila raised the hand grenade up on high, saying, "O Lord, bless this Thy hand grenade that with it Thou mayest blow … Continue reading 

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