RIA Architecture – An Emerging Software Architecture Discipline

RIA brings about many benefits over the traditional simple web applications – richer user interface/experience, better responsiveness through asynchronous client-server communication, network efficiency, etc, it is no wonder RIA is getting so much interest in the industry. However, with the more sophisticated software architecture of RIA, it also brings additional complexities when we want to analyse the typical architecture qualities…

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Microsoft Architect Journal Reader

Simon tells me that the Architecture Journal Reader is coming soon: In his own words: “At the Strategic Architect Forum (SAF) this week we released the new Architecture Journal Reader.  Based on the WPF NewsReader SDK, the Architecture Journal Reader delivers an visually exciting, immersive, and searchable reading experience for all issues of the Journal, available…

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GeekGirlBlogs is here!

Bronwen, Catherine and the team have been working on this exciting project – GeekGirlBlogs. Check it out! and let us know if you’re also a GeekGirlBlogger – I’m sure Bronwen would be happy to add you onto the list.

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Jorke Odolphi – The Web Platform Architect

Jorke is our newest member of the team, and is our deeply technical ‘hosting geek’. He’s been busy with preparing for this training course – all about Windows Server 2008 and IIS for hosting. Get in early – seats are limited!

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Prospects for Consumer-oriented Online Services in Spatial Information

I popped into the CRCSI conference on Monday. There were some very interesting Global Big Issues being presented and discussed. What opened my eyes and got me excited was this intersting set of observation, as well as the view into the future presented by Dr Vincent Tao (who is also presenting at NICTA in Melbourne as…

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Via Windows Live

Bronwen is doing some cool stuff for the Live developer community! Go and be part of it!

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Finally – Darryl is Blogging too!

Darryl Chantry is one of my all time favourite story tellers, just so happens he’s also a great software architect from Kiwi land!!

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Catch Don Ferguson again – at the BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Launch

via Andrew and Dave, here is the BizTalk Server 2006 R2 launch event – you’ll find plenty of gems in this agenda, and can even catch Don Ferguson if you missed out on seeing him last time. The event registration link is at http://www.microsoft.com/australia/servers/biztalk/event/default.mspx.

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"Place To Space" Revisited, Framework for thinking about Next Web Business Models

Michael convinced me to skip a Saturday with the family, and instead, going along to Barcamp 2, meeting, chatting to tech brains and generally hanging out at the Sydney Web 2.0 start up scene. Thanks to Beat, I was also equipped with some nice visual schematics (based on the book Place To Space), and shared with…

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My Interview Style

I’ve been doing lots of interviews recently, whilst building up the core team. There are still quite a few more open positions – that I’m in the loop for interviewing. Interviewing people is something that takes good practice and good preparation. Good preparation definitely pays off – highly evident through the people you select. For those…

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