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Tim Murphy

Tim is a Solutions Architect for PSC Group, LLC. He has been an IT consultant since 1999 specializing in Microsoft technologies. Along with running the Chicago Information Technology Architects Group and speaking on Microsoft and architecture topics he was also contributing author on "The Definitive Guide to the Microsoft Enterprise Library".

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Tim Murphy's .NET Software Architecture Blog Adventures in Architecting and Developing .NET September 2011 Entries
October 2011 Chicago Information Technology Architecture Meeting
It is the last quarter of the year. So we are trying to get as much content to you as possible. This month Joe Hummel will be presenting on functional programming. While this is not a new concept I believe it is one that most people have not been exposed to. I am really excited about having Joe bring us this topic. Please come out and join us. Register here. Tags: CITAG,Chicago Information Technology Architects Group,Functional Programming,Joe Hummel ......

Posted On Tuesday, September 27, 2011 6:42 AM

Microsoft Is Dead, Long Live SalesForce?
A number of people returned from the recent Dreamforce conference. One told me that this is now the largest IT conference. This information was followed up with the statement that Microsoft is missing the boat and will soon go the way of Novell. This got me to thinking. Does this statement hold any water? Any large company definitely has the possibility getting tunnel vision. Microsoft is not immune to these issues. But is it possible that their culture might could as an anti-virus. There is one ......

Posted On Wednesday, September 21, 2011 1:32 AM

September 2011 Chicago IT Arch Group Wrap-up
Matt Hidinger gave a high energy presentation around Onion Architecture for this month’s meeting. It was great seeing the history of this architectural approach including its connection to Jeffrey Palermo. Of course drinking from a fire hose takes a while to digest. Get the code and slides here. Please join us for our next meeting and get involved in the Chicago Information Architecture community. Tags: CITAG,Chicago Information Technology Architects Group,Jeffrey Palermo,Matt Hidinger,Onion ......

Posted On Tuesday, September 20, 2011 2:57 PM

September 2011 Chicago Information Technology Architects Group Meeting
We are getting rolling for the fall at the Chicago IT Architects Group. This month we will have Matt Hidinger presenting on the topic of Onion Architecture. Please join us as we discuss the decomposition of architectures by registering below. Register here Tags: Chicago Information Technology Architects Group,CITAG,Matt Hidinger ......

Posted On Tuesday, September 6, 2011 2:37 AM

Laying Out Windows Phone 7 ListBoxes
A listbox can be a very boring display surface, but it doesn’t have to be. Ok, so it may never be exciting. At least we can create a more flexible output. The first element you need to learn about his the ItemTemplate which is in turn composed of a DataTemplate. As this combo implies it is bound to each item/data row. We will start organizing your base layout with a Grid control. Within the Grid you can add a RowDefintions group. A RowDefinition helps when you want components to be stacked for a ......

Posted On Friday, September 2, 2011 12:24 AM

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