.NET food for the brains!

from Pluralcast , on 1/17/2011 , played: 1388 time(s)

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NHibernate 3 has released with some great new features including a LINQ provider! In this episode, James Kovacs takes us through many of the updates.

Additionally, James gives us a view into a large, mature open source project to see how a team comes together to ship production-ready software in an OSS project. If you aren’t using an ORM, this episode may just convince you that it is time to step up your data access game.

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James Kovacs is an independent architect, developer, trainer, and jack-of-all-trades specializing in agile development using the .NET Framework. He is passionate about helping developers create flexible software using test-driven development (TDD), unit testing, object-relational mapping, dependency injection, refactoring, continuous integration, and related techniques.

He blogs on CodeBetter.com as well as his own blog, writes articles for MSDN Magazine and CoDe Magazine, and is a frequent speaker at conferences and user groups. He is the creator of psake, a PowerShell-based build automation tool, to save developers from XML Hell.

James is a card-carrying member of ALT.NET – a group of software professionals continually looking for more effective ways to develop applications. He is the Agile Track Chair for DevTeach, Canada’s largest independent Microsoft conference. He holds a variety of designations, including MCP, MCAD, MCSD, and MCT. He received his Bachelors degree from the University of Toronto and his Masters degree from Harvard University.

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