January 2008 Entries

Domain Builder Progress

It is with great heartache that I updated the progress of Domain Builder. It seems as though the Domain Builder project might be meeting an untimely death. While I still have great pride and joy in the progress made thus far, I have been working with the new MVC Toolkit bits from Microsoft and the areas that they are moving forward on. These tools are already tackling several of the areas that I was looking into. Instead of being responsible for a framework, I can again focus on the business problems ......

MVC kicks A$$

I have been working on the domain builder but still reading articles and blogs. While I still love the idea and the concepts, the MVC presentations are really slick. I think that I am going to change direction just slightly and focus on the MVC pattern from Microsoft. I still plan on having CSLA and NHibernate talking together. I just read another article on Ayende's site about having NHibernate using LINQ. I will explore this further as well, but right now my focus is getting the MVC pattern talking ......

Domain Builder Progress

I know it's been awhile since I last posted, but let's blame it on the holidays. Anyway, what I wanted to post today are screen shots of the latest working code. First I'll start with what the domain builder interface looks like. It leverages the DSL (Domain Specific Language) interface as part of the Visual Studio SDK package. Click on the picture below for a closer look. The model represented above has all entities sharing common attributes and thus inherit from the BaseEntity class. You will also ......