Wanted: Input for the Next Version of my N-Layer Architecture Articles!

Posted by: Imar Spaanjaars at Saturday, September 06, 2008 7:33:57 PM in: Imar's Blogs
It's been more than one and a half year since I released the first version of my articles on N-Layer Design. Since then, the three articles combined have been read well over 200,000 times. Besides generating a lot of page views, the articles also attracted a lot of comments from you, my readers, with great feedback and requests.
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What Others Are Saying About Beginning ASP.NET 3.5 in C# And VB

Posted by: Imar Spaanjaars at Saturday, September 06, 2008 3:32:43 PM in: Imar's Blogs
It's been more than six months since my latest book, Beginning ASP.NET 3.5 in C# And VB, has been released, so it's a good time to look back a little, see how the book has been received and what people think about it.
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Passed My MCPD Web Exams Today

Posted by: Imar Spaanjaars at Tuesday, August 05, 2008 9:39:16 AM in: Imar's Blogs
Today I passed the exam 70-528, part of the MCPD training.
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Caching Best Practices

Posted by: Imar Spaanjaars at Monday, July 14, 2008 1:40:11 PM in: Imar's Blogs
Shortly after my ASP.NET 3.5 book was released in March 2008, I received feedback from Steven Smith who had reviewed the book. He pointed out that the code I am using to retrieve cached objects has a flaw. Fortunately, the problem is only likely to occur in high traffic sites, and is pretty easy to fix.
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Blogo.NET: A Real World Implementation of my N-Layer Architecture

Posted by: Imar Spaanjaars at Wednesday, April 30, 2008 7:31:57 PM in: Imar's Blogs
Ferdy Christant (also from the Netherlands) recently developed Blogo.NET, a blogging application built with .NET 3.5 and based on the architecture from my article series on N-Layer design.
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Sometimes the Error Message Says It All...

Posted by: Imar Spaanjaars at Saturday, April 05, 2008 5:29:50 PM in: Imar's Blogs

Sometime ago I was working on a Web Application Project in Visual Studio 2008. The web site I was working on couldn't run against the built-in web development server, so I ran the application against IIS 7 on my Windows Vista machine (IMO, that's probably the best reason to upgrade to Windows Vista if you are a web developer: multiple web sites in IIS 7).

Life was good until I started debugging...

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Uploaded MyGeneration Templates for C# Code for my N-Layer Design Articles

Posted by: Imar Spaanjaars at Saturday, April 05, 2008 4:29:37 PM in: Imar's Blogs

I just uploaded a ZIP file with four MyGeneration templates to generate C# and SQL code that matches the model in my articles about N-Layer design.

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My Books Have Finally Arrived!

Posted by: Imar Spaanjaars at Monday, February 25, 2008 9:17:22 PM in: Imar's Blogs
After almost a year of hard work, today was the day: my new ASP.NET book arrived.
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www.planetwrox.com Now Live!!

Posted by: Imar Spaanjaars at Tuesday, February 19, 2008 6:09:40 PM in: Imar's Blogs
The demo web site that is used in my new book - www.planetwrox.com - is now available on-line.
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Grrrr, I Hate automatic Spam Detection Systems

Posted by: Imar Spaanjaars at Saturday, February 09, 2008 10:22:43 AM in: Imar's Blogs
I just spent some time answering a question I received from someone called Bill who found an old thread on the p2p.wrox.com forum. 10 seconds after I sent my reply, I received the following automatic reply.
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