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A Curious Mind #tastic December 2006 Entries
Response to Scrivs on Microsoft
<disclaimer>I am a MSFT true believer</disclaimer> This post references Scivs a post about his predictions in review. It should be noted that I am a big fan of Scrivs and have been following his writing since he was in grad school. Scrivs, come on. Microsoft failed? This year, Microsoft has launched: XBOX 360, Vista, Office 2007, SharePoint 2007, Exchange 2007, .Net 3.0 (Avalon, Indigo, CardSpaces), Windows Media Player 11, Zune, and who knows what else. You claim that they failed and ......

Posted On Monday, December 18, 2006 1:19 AM

Ayende is at it again

Ayende is at it again with this post Complex Searching / Querying with NHibernate. He does an excellent job showing off the power of NHibernate's Query API. If you have ever wondered how to handle a complex query in NHibernate this should answer a lot of questions for you, it sure did for me. Thanks Ayende.

Posted On Thursday, December 7, 2006 3:11 PM

Four Basing
I have been having a small email discussion with Alex James of If you have spent any amount of time discussing code with me you know that I am a huge O/RM fan, as well as a big fan of REST over WS-* as well. Well I was very pleased to see that is using both of these in a very interesting way. Now I admit, that I am not still on his bandwagon completely but everytime I end up talking to Alex he converts me a little bit more. For those of you who don't know is more of ......

Posted On Monday, December 4, 2006 3:27 PM

Google-bombing (MLK rocks!)
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Posted On Saturday, December 2, 2006 2:12 AM

Better SCM Practices
So after sitting through some Team System presentations this week, I finally decided that it was time to understand how to do branching and merging with my source control tool. I have always known that this is something I should be doing but I just couldn't bring myself to understand it. Well, my project is starting to grow to a size where I really can't keep it all in my head, and it seems lately that I have been getting bitten by the bugs a little to often so here I am. So far I have built a toy ......

Posted On Saturday, December 2, 2006 1:58 AM

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