Month: February 2009

ASP.NET MVC: Good in a lot of ways, bad in others

I have spent the better part of a week now trying to encapsulate a jqGrid control into something that could be cleanly and easily reused from various ASP.NET views.  In some ways, I think I have met those goals, but in others, I think I have failed miserably.  On the plus side, actually creating a…

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Daily Link Roundup for Feb. 06, 2009

Ok, so maybe I should call this the "Semi-Frequent Link Roundup" since it has been anything but daily this week.  There just hasn’t been that much that was link-worthy this week.  Today there is a glimmer of light though: Ayende finds the key to preventing piracy Apparently the key is to give a lot back…

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It’s official: Joel Spolsky and Jeff Atwood do not understand testing (or math, apparently)

I have now listened to Stack Overflow Podcast #39, and things were indeed every bit as bad they seemed from the transcript that I linked yesterday.  Before I dive in to a rant, let me prefix this by saying that I have been a fan of Joel on Software since I was an undergrad.  I…

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Daily Link Roundup for Feb. 02, 2009

ASP.NET MVC RC, Take Two! Yeah, apparently there were a few bugs in the RC release, so Microsoft has posted a refreshed RC release.  I really, really hate it when they do things like this.  Yes, I’m all for fixing the bugs, but give it a different name already! How about, I don’t know, RC2?!?…

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