Ninject and ASP.NET MVC 3 - Surely it can't be that easy?

Over the past couple of weeks I've started to rewrite a project I wrote a few years ago using Sharp Architecture and ASP.NET MVC 1. I wanted to update to ASP.NET MVC 3 and remove the dependency on Sharp Architecture which would force me to implement a lot more functionality myself, and... [Read More]
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Java versus .NET for web applications

Over the past few years I've come to believe that when building web applications in fairly small teams, .NET has the edge over Java. I have come to this conclusion having started my career using Java, then subsequently moved on to .NET, all the while working on web applications in small... [Read More]
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Publishing an ASP.NET application using MSBuild

I've been meaning to automate some if not all of the build on the project I work on for some time. Initially I considered NANT, because I have previous experience with ANT, and MSBuild. After a very small amount of research I decided that MSBuild was the way to go. It's really a... [Read More]
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Star Wars used to be great

Along with millions of other people I love Star Wars. I can't put my finger on exact why the films are so good, they just are. There's something very endearing about the story and the characters that somehow strikes a chord. Of course I'm talking about the original trilogy, A... [Read More]