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Every picture tells a story

As you may have noticed we have some trouble with the images on the codebetter site. Despite all good care the majority got lost when upgrading to a new server. Too bad. Imho a picture tells more than a thousand words. At this moment my blog looks a little like a scrapbook where the pictures have been torn out. Right now I’m digging through all my private backups to dig up what I can find. And will restore whatever I can. But no more lamenting. This post is to celebrate the joy of pictures.

Many a post is an announcement of some speaking engagement. Complete with a description of the material covered. This post is looking back on just a presentation. I will not cover any depth of content, I’ll just try to show watching and participating in  a presentation is fun.

Sander Hoogendoorn spoke for the Dutch user group SDN. He’s always pleasantly opinioned on matters. You don’t have to agree on everything but it does tickle your thought. The presentation was titled “Surviving the hypes”. Let’s get started

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Ok, everybody is awake now. All the favorite hobby horses, including nHibernate and mvc,  pass the revue. Like a DJ he’s navigating through the slides and talk

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But it’s not just opinions on what’s wrong with frameworks, included is a lesson how to isolate your app from the framework using design patterns and techniques like the layer supertype, facade and DI.

And if everything else fails there’s the new magic of extension methods.

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Great show. In case you got interested in the talk itself, here’s some more But better visit your user group and be part of a live show. I hope to have given you some inspiration.

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  • http://codebetter.com/members/pvanooijen/default.aspx pvanooijen

    OK, they should be back now. Embedded in Live Writer, just hope they will stay :)

  • http://codebetter.com/members/pvanooijen/default.aspx pvanooijen

    WTF ! They have disappeared.. In this version of CS the url’s to images are different than the previous. Even different in a new session.. Back to the drawing board ?

  • http://changedmy.name/ Xiong Chiamiov

    Well, that’s what you get for not using a VCS.

  • http://blog.davemorton.net/ David Morton

    You’re still having trouble with the images. They’re not showing up in this post.