How to overcome the CLR fusion limitation

10 בינואר 2011

There are cases where you would be interested to load an assembly from a different directory then the root dir of your .net application. When you’ll try to do so you will face with the limitation of the fusion process (assembly loading process) – this limitation limits you to load assemblies from underneath the root dir of your application in order to guard your app from dll hell. In order to overcome this limitation you can use the old plain Unix trick… create a symbolic link to the file… there is a small utility called mklink which lets...

TechEd Eilat – DI & IoC using MEF and Unity

30 בנובמבר 2010

After the last happiest lecture I had to go for the last session at teched and give a short for another technical session and I choose the DI & IoC using MEF and Unity lecture by Pavel Y. The hall was pretty full for a lecture which is one of the last sessions at teched… does it mean that finally people understand or want to understand the power of DI & IoC ? well its about time… I’ve been working with developers for more than a decade and it amazes me time after time that people afraid from...
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TechEd Eilat – Happiness as a key to business success

The best lecture at TechEd Eilat !!! It looks like a pattern but I find myself more and more attracted to lectures which are not technical… I don’t know if it due to the role I'm in now or the levels of the rest of the lectures but I did found the lecture by Prof. Yoram Yovel which discussed the essence of what makes us happy… work… money… family…to be a lecture that it totally not technical by one of the pearls that you could find over the three days of this event. Defiantly a lecture one...
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TechEd Eilat – The Future of IT – Danny Cohen

Currently watching Danny Cohen speaking about the Future of IT at the CTO track of TechEd Eilat. Doing a lecture the day after the party is one of the hardest things to do… how do you wake up the people in the morning and handle their hangover from last night ? When Danny told me that he will not come to the party due to his presentations I understood him (been that… done that… 2 techeds ago I was in his place…) but nw that I see his presentation I totally understood him… Danny change slides...
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Cloudoscope – The first Cloud Cost Profiler

29 בנובמבר 2010

You are thinking about getting into “the cloud”… you maybe already started developing for the cloud (Amazon/Azure…) but how much will it really cost you when you’ll go out for production ? How much will it cost you on the dev/test environments ? can you evaluate the real cost of each of the lines that you write ? Who will check if the dev team wrote an optimized code ? optimize code that can dramatically lower your hosting costs ! The answers to these questions and more is a new tool that had beed developed by codevalue...

TechEd Israel – Innovation Beyond Startups – Thoughts on Innovation in any organization

Yoram Yaacovi from Microsoft R&D spoke about Innovation at Microsoft – Finally a lecture worth the travel to Teched Eilat from a speaker who knows how to speak and to deliver an interesting talk. What innovation groups do you have at Microsoft? Product groups Look ahead for :1-3 years Who: developers Focus: focus on depth features, quality, features, performance, scale, Innovation labs Look ahead for: 3-5 years Who: Researchers and developers Focus: focus on new...
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TechEd Israel – The keynotes from last night

Wow what a keynote were yesterday ! defiantly one of “the best” key notes I ever been in at Teched worldwide ! Shay Agasi gave an unbelievable speech it surely looks like better place is going to change our world, have you managed to spot the better place electrical car over the video that was presented there ??? Ohh opps – I’ve just been told that… he canceled at the last min and I’ve prepared this blog post 2 weeks ago… what a bummer… So how was the keynotes for you ?
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First lecture at TechEd

28 בנובמבר 2010

Lecture: Developers Tools and Technologies Keynote During the lecture the internet connection went down… I from someone that during the preparation the speakers were told that everything is redundant…  there will not be any issues with network and hardware… Guess what… It always hits whenever you are not ready ! If you plan a lecture and base your connection on wifi… always hold a local copy to work offline using a tweak at your host file or if you insist… have a netstick ready plugged in to your laptop and ready to be turned...
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The road to TechEd Eilat

Not like years back… it’s the first time that I’m arriving to teched without any lecture on my mind… I AM NOT LECTURING AT TECHED 2010 … wow… what it means… I just opened the schedule yesterday night and choose my lectures… I’m in shorts and doesn’t have any worries on my mind. I’ve decided not to go by flight like usual … and drive through to Eilat with Pavel ( for the record we left Shoham at 08:00am and arrived Eilat at 12:00pm with 3 stops on the way… one for a refresh and 2 due to...
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What it takes to be an Architect ? (IASA Israel 3rd meeting)

26 באוקטובר 2010

How do you become an architect ?  What is the roadmap of an architect?  Is it all about technology and trends ? If you've been asking yourself these questions and was wondering what is takes to become a leading architect, the 3rd meeting of the International Association of software architect is for you. Over the meeting we will learn from experience of known architect about the path and how they made "the change" in their roadmap from developers, team managers to leading architect. ...
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