Syntax Highligher : Posting Pretty Code Samples

What technology blogger, at least those technology bloggers such as myself with a bent towards slinging some code around doesn't at least occasionally post some code.

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Getting Back in the Groove

It's been a busy last couple of weeks and we (Ben Harrell and I) are just getting back into the swing of things with our venture into starting our own software shop with our evening, weekends, vacations. My posting has been a little lax recently due to a number of reasons, one of which is that I am heads down putting together a new site for Amino Software. Hopefully, we'll be able to launch the new site in the next couple of weeks.

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New Phone == Less Blog Posting

Recently acquired a new cell phone in addition to returning from my 10 year high school class reunion as you might can tell my usual blog posting schedule has been disrupted. Got a lot of good things that I want to talk about in the backlog so hopefully, I'll resume my regular posting schedule soon. In the meantime, I'll be busy playing with my new phone:

It's my first camera phone. It wasn't the reason I bought this one -- I learned that there wa a camera on it after I bought it. My primary reason wasn't for a technical feature at all but rather because it was so slim and fits in my front jeans pocket rather nicely.

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Creating Small Virtual PC Images

I just read a great post on how to create a really small base Virtual PC Windows XP image.

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Windows XP: An Old OS

I was reading an old Coding Horror post since I just added the feed tonight and am back tracking on his posts and thought this quote from a post about Windows XP versus OS X pretty hysterical:

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Misunderstanding Object Orientation

I ran across this post by Steve Holstad of Clarity Consulting where he points out a post by Jeff Atwood on Coding Horror where Jeff makes some comments about how OO is many times oversold and even goes so far as to agree with others that pushing too far into OO generates "giant masses of repetitive code".

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Implementing Service Oriented Event Management, Part 2

With the previous two posts on the topic, I discussed building an Event Management service that would orchestrate the subscribing, publishing, and raising of events without the publisher or subscriber being coupled to each other.

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The People's Republic of California on July 4th

I normally try to stick to strictly technology on this blog but when I read this today I thought it worthwhile for others to see as well. Pardon the "off-topic" post.

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A Guide to Implementing Service Oriented Event Management, Part 1

My previous post discussed some of the problem domain I am facing with implementing autonomous services that need to communicate with one another in an asynchronous fashion without necessarily implementing something like a BizTalk.

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SOA, Web Services, and Events

The past several days I have been doing a fair amount of research into enterprise message patterns, event modeling, service oriented design principals, enterprise service bus implementations, and more as I investigate solutions for a problem that I am faced with in design a fairly large system that integrates with several legacy systems in the enterprise.

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