Archive for February, 2012

Open Source Libraries from Stack Exchange

I never knew Stack Exchange, the base of many world-popular Q&A sites on varying topics, has so many cool open source libraries. Many of them seem to be performance-tuned for large web traffic. Worth taking a look: http://blog.stackoverflow.com/2012/02/stack-exchange-open-source-projects/

category: .NET, Application Design    

No Prescriptive Requirements

A nice and worthy read on what makes a good business requirement: http://devlicio.us/blogs/casey/archive/2012/02/09/avoiding-prescriptive-requirements.aspx

category: Software Requirements    

SQL Server Express LocalDB – The New Express!

With the introduction of SQL Express LocalDB (part of SQL Server 2012 a.k.a. "Denali"), the available Microsoft SQL database options available now are: Regular SQL Server SKUs SQL Server Express SQL Server Compact Edition (CE) SQL Express LocalDB LocalDB is a lightweight version of SQL Express with zero administration and low installation foot-print. Strictly speaking, […]

category: SQL Server