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  • The Blue Screen of Mort

    It happened just the other day when I least expected it. No one would have expected it. Not me, not you, not your cousin, your grand-father or your grand-father’s cousin’s dog; no one. Because there was no warning, not even a hint, not a glint or glimmer...(read more)
    Posted to LINQ in Action roller (Weblog) by Anonymous on June 11, 2007
  • Luca Spaces Out

    Luca has a blog post that says some kind words about me in regards to our work together on ObjectSpaces. Really Luca, you don't need to convince me of business needs to get me to do your bidding, you just need to convince me it was my idea.
    Posted to LINQ in Action roller (Weblog) by Anonymous on June 7, 2007
  • Reddit Randomnes and Wayward SPAM

    A few days ago a link to one of my posts was placed on Reddit, a site like Slashdot that is dedicated to reviewing other peoples articles. Instead there was no 'review' as such. Just a bunch of flames back and forth over whether the link was to be considered SPAM or not. Apparently, because the Wayward Weblog is on MSDN, the post was ...
    Posted to LINQ in Action roller (Weblog) by Anonymous on June 6, 2007
  • Agile at Microsoft

    I wasn’t always a proponent of Agile development practices. To tell you the truth, I didn’t even know what they were. Before I came to Microsoft I used to just do what I was told and simply worked the way everyone else worked....(read more)
    Posted to LINQ in Action roller (Weblog) by Anonymous on June 4, 2007
  • The Origin of LINQ to SQL

    LINQ to SQL, possibly Microsoft’s first OR/M to actually ship in ten years of trying, was never even supposed to exist.  It started out as a humble Visual Studio project on my desktop machine way back in the fall of 2003, long before anyone heard about it, long before anyone even guessed what would come next, except for the readers of this ...
    Posted to LINQ in Action roller (Weblog) by Anonymous on May 31, 2007