Getting Started With Mocking and Moq

posted on 08/08/08 at 12:45:40 am by Joel Ross

Lately, I've taken a keen interest in unit testing. I've started to rewrite some of my code to make it more test-friendly. One of the frustrating parts about doing that is that I found I was creating a lot of fake classes in my tests so that I would be a… more »

Categories: Development, C#


Testing the NuSoft Framework

posted on 07/09/08 at 12:45:25 am by Joel Ross

I've started up a new project that is using the NuSoft Framework, and because of some of the interactions, I realized it would be much, much easier if I had a set of automated tests, rather than going through the process of firing up an application, goin… more »

Categories: Development, C#, RCM Technologies


Performance Tweaks For Your Cache

posted on 06/13/08 at 08:00:00 pm by Joel Ross

Over the past few weeks, I've been dealing with a performance issue on Tourneytopia. The site has been working as expected, but it's been a bit slower than I think is acceptable. So we decided to take a look and see if there's a better way to do things t… more »

Categories: Develomatic, Development, C#


Url Rewriting And Form Actions

posted on 06/11/08 at 08:00:00 pm by Joel Ross

I have been working on a site for the past couple of months, and as part of that, we wanted to make our URLs prettier and more "hackable" - users are easily able to figure out how to get to the info they want. Well, we ran into an issue with that. The… more »

Categories: Development, C#


URL Rewriting Across App Domains

posted on 06/02/08 at 11:11:45 pm by Joel Ross

One of the clients I have been working with has an interesting situation where they want to use URL rewriting - but in a different way than I've seen in the past. They've written an application for their clients, which is then used by their clients' c… more »

Categories: Consulting, Development, Software, C#


Fluent Interfaces And Readability

posted on 05/29/08 at 10:52:45 pm by Joel Ross

I've heard people throwing the term "Fluent Interface" around, and, until recently, I had no idea what it meant - and more importantly, why I should care. But then I started using one. At first, I didn't know I was using a fluent interface un… more »

Categories: Development, C#


Decorating Your Domain Entities

posted on 05/07/08 at 11:47:40 pm by Joel Ross

I don't have a specific link for this one, but I remember a conversation I had (on Twitter of course!) with Nate Kohari, author of Ninject, and Justin Etheredge about the attribute requirements specified by Inversion of Control containers on domain entit… more »

Categories: Development, C#


Validation In The NuSoft Framework

posted on 04/23/08 at 12:50:36 am by Joel Ross

One of the new features of the NuSoft Framework that we added for version 3 is validation. We went back and forth on how we wanted to implement it - at one point we even had a third party validation framework integrated into our project. We eventually de… more »

Categories: Development, C#, RCM Technologies


Announcing the NuSoft Framework 3.0

posted on 04/03/08 at 11:43:38 pm by Joel Ross

I'm very happy to announce that version 3.0 of the NuSoft Framework has been released and is now available. This release has been a long time coming, and we've had many, many internal debates about how we wanted to implement certain features, which resul… more »

Categories: Development, C#, RCM Technologies


Dependency Injection With A Framework

posted on 03/29/08 at 09:56:54 pm by Joel Ross

In a recent post, I laid out how I went about adding Dependency Injection to a particular class to give it flexibility and make it easier to maintain over time. At the end, I mentioned I'd never used a DI framework, mainly because I hadn't felt the need… more »

Categories: Development, C#


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