Framework Design Guidelines, Second Edition

I frequently blog about Code Styles & Standards. One of the references that I use a lot when trying to justify a change to a companies existing standard (or simply putting a standard in place) is the Framework Design Guidelines by Krzysztof Cwalina and Brad Abrams.... [Read More]

TFS Times

If you are an administrator or user of Team Foundation Server, there is a new monthly online newsletter you should check out called TFS Times. It started 2 months ago, and the January 2008 issue focuses on Team Build. Looking at January’s issue, this newsletter looks like it will... [Read More]

The Architecture Journal Reader

For anyone that is a software architect in Microsoft technologies (and even those of you who aren’t), The Architecture Journal is a must read. If you aren’t familiar with it, The Architecture Journal is an independent platform for free thinkers and practitioners of IT architecture. New editions are... [Read More]

Statistics for 2007

Even though I’ve been blogging since June 2006, I really started consistently blogging in November of that year with it really picking up in 2007. Borrowing a concept from many of the bloggers that I read regularly, I wanted to review how my blog did over the last year. I... [Read More]

Microsoft MVP Award

The new year is certainly starting off on the right foot for me. I woke up this morning to an email from Community Credit telling me that I won 4th place for December’s competition. That was cool news (sorry David, but this slightly bigger news) until I saw... [Read More]