Who would have thought that...(I)

04 Mar 2010 …the BBC has their own javascript library, glow. Their reasoning behind having their own library is quite interesting. Apparently, it is much more geared towards also supporting browsers that are not being supported by the popular javascript frameworks anymore. Hence, if supporting old browsers is a requirement for you, you...

Spammers have gone bonkers

03 Mar 2010 Stuff I had to do in the past 24hours to sustain the onslaught of comment spamming: Add the IP-Address of the “commenter” to the Mollom check (Essential!) <li>Ensure that disabling commenting is honoured by all parts of Rf.Site <li>Honour the “unsure” judgement from Mollom and add a feature to put...

Proposal for Open Source Software usage in .NET (as comfy as rubygems)

28 Feb 2010 Every once in a while I turn on twitter to see if I can finally handle that form of communication (I still can’t). Even so, I saw a tweet from (I think) Jeremy Miller who said something along the lines of the .NET Open-Source (OS) ecosystem missing something like RubyGems....

Comparing instantiation performance of StructureMap 2.5.4 to 2.6.2

18 Feb 2010 Some weeks ago Jeremy released StructureMap 2.6.x . An interesting change is the apparent ditching of Reflection.Emit code in favour of using Expressions to do the “instance instantiation” (sic). Almost 2 years ago I wrote a post on instantiation performance of DI containers. I never checked up on StructureMap (SM)....

Getting FubuMVC from github and building it from the command line

06 Feb 2010 Documentation on new and upcoming projects is sometimes a bit sparse, here a first contribution to FubuMVC: The bare beginnings. Get some git environment running. This is a good introduction <li>you can start a git folder with git init and then e.g. get a readonly version of fubumvc with “git...