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Having fun with Reflection
I was once asked in a technical interview what I could tell them about Reflection. My response, while a little tongue in cheek was that "I can tell you it is one of my favorite topics to talk about" I did get a laugh out of that and it was a great ice breaker. Reflection may not be the answer for everything, but it often can be, or maybe even should be. I have posted in the past about my favorite CopyTo method. It can come in several forms and is often very useful. I explain it further and expand ......

Posted On Tuesday, March 30, 2010 4:06 AM

Have you used nDepend?
Have you Used NDepend? I have often wanted to use it, but never spent the money on it. I have developed many tools that try to do pieces of what NDepend does, but never with as much success as they reach. Put simply, it is a tool that will allow you to udnerstand and monitor the architecture of your software, and it does it in some pretty amazing ways. One of the most impressive features is something that they call Code Query Language. It allows you to write queries very similar to SQL to track the ......

Posted On Friday, March 26, 2010 10:37 AM

Architecture Layers
I have been thinking recently about the various architecture / abstraction layers that would be useful in making up an Enterprise framework. The goals would be to improve consistency, decrease time to market, improve quality, and simplify the development and testing efforts in general. Pretty lofty goals, but important none the less. The layers that I have in mind include (in no particular order): Security Abstraction Layer Validation Abstraction Layer Conversion Abstraction Layer Data Access Abstraction ......

Posted On Wednesday, November 23, 2005 6:50 PM

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