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Monthly Archives: February 2008

Should I close the cli_dev (altnetconf) Yahoo group?

RSS feed:  http://feeds.feedburner.com/jeffreypalermo I have set up a poll on the cli_dev yahoo group here:  http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/cli_dev/surveys?id=2005679 I feel an obligation to follow up on this issue since I am the group owner on record with Yahoo. Here is a message … Continue reading 

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Opening up Monorail’s SmartDispatchController for easy unit testing

Monorail’s SmartDispatchController is fantastic.  One small hurdle is testability right out of the box.  For instance, if I have a controller action: public void Foo() { Session[“somekey”] = new object(); }   If I want to unit test this action, … Continue reading 

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Going and speaking at Tech Ed 2008 Developers: session catalog available

This year, Tech Ed has been divided into two conferences.  June 3-6, 2008 is for developers, and June 10-13 is for IT Pros.  I’ll be speaking at the developers conference and giving three sessions (rss feed:  http://feeds.feedburner.com/jeffreypalermo): Black Belt Software … Continue reading 

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Announcing ASP.NET MVC in Action (from Manning)

ASP.NET MVC in Action is a book from Manning that covers the newly-released ASP.NET MVC Framework. Jeffrey Palermo, Ben Scheirman, and Jimmy Bogard teamed up to write this advanced volume.  It is not a beginner book.  It is not a professional book.  It is an … Continue reading 

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Pain-Driven Development: uncovering the motivation

To subscribe to my feed, add the following Url:  http://feeds.feedburner.com/jeffreypalermo. Kevin Hurwitz and I talk at length about pain-driven development.  For those who don’t know, Kevin is my lead architect and .Net Practice Manager at Headspring Systems, and we’ve worked … Continue reading 

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First make it right. Then make it fast.

To subscribe to my feed, add the following Url:  http://feeds.feedburner.com/jeffreypalermo. I spent the first part of my career on the side of the fence where I want to make it fast first.  In fact, I wanted to keep it fast … Continue reading 

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NAnt 0.86 beta 1 nightly build seamlessly supports .Net 3.5 and a host of other platforms.

To subscribe to my feed, add the following Url:  http://feeds.feedburner.com/jeffreypalermo. With the original 0.86 beta 1 release, there was a small problem with folks who only had VS 2008 installed because there was a dependency on a registry key that … Continue reading 

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Use caution with anonymous types and other new C# language features

To subscribe to my feed, add the following Url:  http://feeds.feedburner.com/jeffreypalermo. I think Microsoft is making a huge mistake by leaning so heavily on anonymous types as API parameters, particularly in the ASP.NET MVC Framework.  Not only does this make the APIs … Continue reading 

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Party with Palermo : MVP Summit 2008 edition – save the date

The time is upon us again.  Announcing Party with Palermo: MVP Summit 2008 edition on April 13th, 2008 from 7pm – 10pm in Seattle, WA.  The last PwP at the MVP Summit in 2007 saw 235 wild and rowdy developers … Continue reading 

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Code to Live video cast available on ASP.NET MVC from Tulsa TechFest

At theTulsa TechFestt back in October, Chris Koenig filmed me and Nick Parker having a discussion about the ASP.NET MVC Framework.  At that point, the only public information was what Scott Guthrie shared at the AltNetConf.  Even so, there was … Continue reading 

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