Spring.AOP, Castle.DynamicProxy2 - first glance from an outsider

30 Apr 2008 The other day I got a presentation on Spring.NET and that it brings along quite a bit of aspect oriented Zen. Frankly, I do not know much about Spring.NET. I did a very quick look at performance comparison with respect to object instantiation between Spring.Net and my weapon of choice...

Singletons are boring, hence factor out the concern

29 Apr 2008 dotnetkicks has an astonishing amount of entries related to “The Singleton”®… Regardless of whether Singletons are considered harmful or not, I could not resist but provide you with my own take on factoring out the need to get a Singleton which doesn’t feel like a Singleton at all. We can...

NDepend Cheat Sheet

03 Apr 2008 Some of you have heard of NDepend. The tool comes loaded with metrics that can be checked from fields up to namespaces and assemblies with the aid of Code Query Language (CQL) statements. Some of those metrics did not want to enter my head easily, which is why I made...

Someone closes your console, stopping you from doing any cleanup?

31 Mar 2008 Fair enough, production code is unlikely to be running in a cute .NET Console App, but maybe you come into a situation where you at least want to prevent somebody from closing your console window without going through your lovely cleanup routines. This link here will tell you what you...

Poetry I

30 Mar 2008 This is one of my favourite self-made poetry… With time fading into insignificance; Could life be transversed within a single moment? And if this moment is defined by the wink when you looked at me, A single pulse of your verve's frequency: Could I transverse an infinite number of lifes,...