I’m Feeling Lucky

March 23, 2012 will be my last day at MeridianLink, the company I’ve worked for since 2006. I’ve learned a lot working here and made many great friends, but it’s time for a new challenge. I’ve accepted a position at Google and on April 9, 2012, I will officially become a Noogler! By now, everyone … 

 

Setting up ASP.NET MVC with Fluent NHibernate and StructureMap

On a yet-to-be-released side project of mine, I decided to use Fluent NHibernate, StructureMap, and ASP.NET MVC. It took me awhile to get everything to play together nicely, so I documented the steps I took in case anyone out there was interested in using in a similar setup. Step 1: Set up StructureMap First, I … 

 

The 4 Types of Emails Programmers Receive

The Vague Email Feature XYZ isn’t working. Please fix. Provides next to no information other than at some point, a feature — possibly XYZ — did not work the way a specific user expected it to. Issue could be anything ranging from a catastrophic system failure to a simple misunderstanding on the part of the … 

 

How Fanboys See .NET Data Access Strategies

Just a play off of the recent “How Fanboys See Operating Systems” post that’s been circulating the web. Entity Framework NHibernate Subsonic ADO.NET Datasets as seen by… Entity Framework NHibernate Subsonic ADO.NET Datasets

 

Dependency Injection For Dummies

What is dependency injection? In a nutshell, dependency injection is a design pattern where external dependencies are “injected” into components rather than baked in. If that made your eyes glaze over, think about it like this: imagine your friend asked you to drive him to the supermarket: You would probably just hop in your car …