According to Roger Sessions in his recent white paper "The IT Complexity Crisis", the worldwide annual cost of IT failure is over $6 trillion a year and what’s worse is it is on
the increase. The culprit, Roger believes, is complexity, which itself is directly related to function;…
It is difficult to strike a balance between the optimal architecture and over architecting a solution.
Joe Shirey sits down with
, the creator of the CSLA.NET framework, to discuss how he balances what should and should not be in his framework.
This week on Channel 9, Brian and Dan discuss the week's top developer news, including:
Azure joins Server & Tools Business (STB)- Charles Torre - Chinese version of
Channel 9 now available on CSDN- Visual Studio Ecosystem Summit - All
sessions available on Channel 9, including Editor,…
You see it every day (or every few weeks for those of us who leave their computers on) now you can see the thinking behind the Windows 7 Startup Animation. Rolf Ebeling was new to Microsoft when he was handed the task of coming up with what you would see when your computer starts. Some significant…
Maqbool Malik and Anil Revuru (RV), from
Microsoft Information Security, talk about the newly designed version of CAT.NET which will be part of the Assessment & Protection
(A&P) suite.CAT.NET is a static analysis tool on Visual Studio that helps find vulnerabilities like SQL Injection,…
In this episode of the Rx API in depth, Jeff talks about three very simular binary operators: Concat, Catch and OnErrorResumeNext
Visit the Reactive Extensions DevLabs page to download and learn more about Rx.
Reading a post by Phil Haack, I learned about a neat technology called LESS that helps reduce the amount of CSS and duplicated code you have to create. It was
originally a Ruby Gem but now has a .Net port called .Less which can be found at
It lets you do some amazing things…
The Windows Live Messenger service is now available through Nokia’s “Messaging Chat” application, software that comes pre-installed on select Nokia phones. Within this application, you can chat with friends, maintain buddy lists, update your status message, and even have multiple conversations at…