On Monads

04 Dec 2011 The following was written by me as a comment on a post from Derick Bailey regarding Monads. Since then, the comments have disappeared, presumably because they moved to the disqus commenting system. While I managed to migrate my comments lostechies apparently is unable to do so - sad, considering that...

In-built conventions in Fubumvc

27 Nov 2011 Fubumvc not only allows you to define your own conventions, i.e. the ways in which your code gets wired up into your web app, it comes with its own set of conventions. Before you start re-inventing some wheels, check out what the framework has up its sleeve. When you like...

A custom ModelBinder in FubuMVC to access JSON dynamically

21 Nov 2011 One aspect of my new web site is the admin interface which allows me to write new posts and post them to my site via a simple HTTP-based interface. The posting of a new entry happens with the HTTP content-type application/json. Short of specifying what exactly the structure of the...

The WPF stack du jour

18 Nov 2011 For the past year i’ve had plenty of possibility to get my head around WPF as a UI technology. In that time a number of frameworks have crystallized that in their combination makes writing good WPF Apps, let’s say, bearable: Caliburn.Micro StructureMap Membus Caliburn.Micro: What it brings to the table:...

New Tooling, new Posts

17 Nov 2011 Greetings world! I think that writing something on my blog after such a long time merits merry greetings. Much is happening in the world of IT and it is difficult to find the right tooling for doing certain tasks. You could say that we may be masturbating by trying to...