Category Archives: Architecture

SQL Server Auditing

I have a N-Tiered Web Application built on ASP.Net and SQL Server. The application needs to audit CRUD operations that take place on the Database capturing – Who did what and when. It needs to log what user, did what … Continue reading

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Building a site – Part 4

Version 1 Released!!! It’s released! waidmonitor.com is live! It actually does something useful. Yay!  This is kinda cool. Now what? What do I want to do with it? I’m not sure what to do with it. Honestly, towards the end … Continue reading

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Building a site – Part 3

Continuing Development as life happens It is challenging to maintain momentum on a side project with Christmas, Snowboarding, work, TV and many other things going on. Those combined with a 3 week coding break almost killed my side project. Luckily … Continue reading

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Building a site – Part 2

Implementing towards Alpha Now that I have the initial idea for waidmonitor.com, the next thing to do was to figure out the big technical unknowns of the project: How to get the current users window & detect if the user is … Continue reading

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Building a site – Part 1

I built a small web application and I’m going to write about the design and thinking that went in to building it. This will be spread over several posts. If you want to skip all the reading the finished site … Continue reading

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NoSQL Distilled Chapters 1-3

Here’s a couple chapters from NoSQL Distilled: A Brief Guide to the Emerging World of Polyglot Persistence by Pramod Sadalage and Martin Fowler. NoSQL Distilled – Chapters 1-3

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WCF Data Service with Entity Framework 4.3.1 POCO’s

WCF Data Services is Microsoft’s framework for exposing a data model using a rich RESTful OData API. It integrates seamlessly with Microsoft’s Entity Framework. The Entity Framework is Microsoft’s Flagship Object Relational Mapper (ORM). It has grown into a rich tool. Recently, … Continue reading

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