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Alex Groß’s visit to Uganda
In November Alex Groß (http://therightstuff.de/) was in Uganda for holidays and we hijacked him to speak to us on some .NET geek stuff. In the image above you see Allan Rwakatungu, Jude Opima, Myself and Alex Groß. More pictures http://www.flickr.com/photo... These are some of the topics that were discussed. Test Driven Development. Alex shared a great amount detail and a step by step tour of how you can work with unit tests and went on to show MSpec as a BDD tool. ......

Posted On Monday, December 19, 2011 9:38 PM | Comments (0) |

Microsoft OpenDoor Event–Nairobi
This was a very interesting event, I had never spoken in an event with so many developers in one place. It was cool! I had two talks, one on HTML5 and IE9 where I demonstrated the HTML5 and CSS3 coverage in IE9 and performance improvements, the second on ASP.NET MVC Best Practices where I talked about a fraction of things that you need to be aware of and possibly use when you are developing an MVC application. The HTML5 and IE9 talk was more of a showcase and focused on new features that will continue ......

Posted On Wednesday, December 7, 2011 7:00 AM | Comments (0) |

Uganda .Net Usergroup–May 2011
In the month of May we met again for the .NET Usergroup, and I presented some introductory material into software design and architecture. The talk was aimed at looking into new ways of software design and managing of complex software components by using domain driven approach. I talked about best practices, coding patterns and DDD, TDD and DataObjects.NET (http://dataobjects.net). I advocated for best practices presented by the best practices team http://msdn.microsoft.com/e... ......

Posted On Wednesday, June 8, 2011 12:30 AM | Comments (0) |

Uganda .NET Usergroup April meeting
Our April meeting was presented by Wilson Kutegeka on the topic of Building the Data Access a layer. In his presentation he showed a tool which he has developed to generate the entities, stores procedures that would be used to reduce having to retype the same boilerplate code for each entity. He uses visual basic samples to demonstrate access to the data from the database and inherits his classes from an abstract class which contains common properties including connection strings, save and delete ......

Posted On Tuesday, May 25, 2010 1:09 AM | Comments (0) |

Introducing .NET 4.0 with Visual Studio 2010 by Alex Mackey - Book review
Alex (http://simpleisbest.co.uk/) does a very good job in covering the new features of .NET 4.0 and Visual Studio 2010. His focus is on the developers that have experience in development using previous versions of Visual Studio, more specifically Visual Studio 2008. The following are my views towards his book. 1. Scope / Coverage Even as the book is labeled as introduction, it is covers a broad spectrum of technologies, features and references that are focused into helping a developer quickly decide ......

Posted On Monday, April 19, 2010 9:15 PM | Comments (0) |

Uganda .NET Usergroup meeting (February 2010)
We had a very interesting .NET meeting in which i gave a short presentation on the new features of .NET 4.0 and Visual Studio 2010. The main presentation came from Jake Markhus @jmarkhus who talked about NHibernate (http://nhforge.org). The membership for the group is growing each time we meet and its very encouraging. Some employers found candidates within our group for hiring, and this has resulted in a mutual benefit between the employers and job-seekers – really cool stuff. Jake above giving ......

Posted On Thursday, March 25, 2010 1:00 AM | Comments (3) |

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