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Monthly Archives: May 2009

Revisiting CodeBetter.Canvas

A month ago I released CodeBetter.Canvas, a simple application with equally simple goals: Provide developers with a starting point for new ASP.NET MVC projects Provide developers with a learning tool for oft-talked about tools/patterns Instead of building a full-fledge application … Continue reading 

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2 years ago I gave up on Silverlight

Almost two years ago, to the day, I completely gave up on Silverlight. How do I remember the day so clearly? Because every now and I again, I get an email notification that someone has replied to my following forum … Continue reading 

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Making the untestable testable with Anonymous Methods and Dependency Injection

Making the untestable testable with Anonymous Methods and Dependency Injection It can be frustrating to want to write unit tests, only to hit some code which is rather untestable. Take for example, the following code: public class MailSender { public … Continue reading 

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Part of your job should be to learn

Jan recently asked: “Something I don’t see being addressed that often – When you say you read a lot, is that on your own time, or do you actually spend time at work reading? I think spending time at work … Continue reading 

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2009 – A Year of Learning (so far)

I spend a lot of time learning. I read a lot, work on small projects that let me experiment, and blog (which is probably the best way to learn). I don’t see how you can be effective or successful in … Continue reading 

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