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Chris Canal A Scottish .NET Developer March 2008 Entries
Building Web Applications with Visual Studio 2008 Talk, Glasgow, 3rd Apr
I'm going, first one in a very loooong time. Anyone from Glasgow also going? There are prizes listed, but not how you win them... hmm... :) Get more information here: http://www.scottishdevelope... ......

Posted On Monday, March 31, 2008 3:39 PM

Resharper NHibermate plugin
Stefan Lieser has posted a great preview of a plugin he's working on for Resharper for working with NHibernate mapping files. I've installed it and like it alot already. Anything that makes it easer to work with XML is a good thing in my book! Features he has implemented so far are: Name and type of mapped class is verified Id name and type is verified Property names and types are verified (not the access attribute!) many-to-one and one-to-one names and types are verified Component names and types ......

Posted On Monday, March 31, 2008 11:23 AM

Problems building rhino-tools/Castle/NHibernate
I'm trying to build rhino-tools/Castle/NHibernate stack following the instructions here: http://davidgardiner.blogsp... but for the life of me I can't get it working! Whenever I try to build Castle, either using the modified build script from Dave or the ones supplied with Castle I get the following error: Warning as error: Invalid search path 'C:\Program Files\\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v6.0A\lib' specified in 'LIB environment variable' -- 'The system ......

Posted On Saturday, March 29, 2008 8:16 PM

Resistance to TDD
I've been developing with Test Driven Development for awhile now (more in the form of Behavioural Driven Development) both in and outside of work. I've recently started a new job where TDD isn't used and I've been showing the other developers how I use it. If you have ever read a TDD book, you'll know every argument against TDD they have given to me: Adds too much time Not beneficial for the client Makes things complicated It's to be used by people, not machines Bad experience Adds too much time ......

Posted On Thursday, March 27, 2008 11:21 AM

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