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Monthly Archives: April 2007

Random: Help with ASP.NET + PerfCounters / MySQL Thoughts / RedGate Rules / Amazon Web Service / CDN / PHP and OO

Here’s just an accumulation of random thoughts I’ve had over the last couple weeks. 1.First and most importantly, I’m running into the problem where I’m trying to build a monitoring system that hooks into the System.Diagnostics.PerformanceCounter class and logs data … Continue reading 

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StructureMap and The Code Wiki Together

An article I wrote on how to modify The Code Wiki to use Jeremy's StructureMap has just been published on DotNetSlackers. You can see the article it here. This is an introductory article on Dependency Injection as a whole and … Continue reading 

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Encapsulation isn’t the be all and end all

Lately I've been getting myself worked up over a thought that most developers use OO almost exclusively to enhance their code's encapsulation. I'm not 100% sure where this thought comes from or if I'm right. It's great that people want … Continue reading 

Posted in The Code Wiki | 2 Comments

Write an article for a chance to win an XBox 360

DotNetSlackers is running an XBox 360 Giveway where potential authors have the chance to win one of three XBox 360s. You can learn more by visiting the contest page. Personally, I wouldn't give up this chance to win an XBox … Continue reading 

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Announcing The Code Wiki

I'm excited to announce the release of The Code Wiki – a learning tool to help teach fundamental programming practices. The Code Wiki is both a web-based sample application as well as a completely free eBook. I've currently written/released the … Continue reading 

Posted in The Code Wiki | 9 Comments