We completed the Microsoft Architects Forum: Enterprise & ISVs Applications on Windows Azure (Barcelona Dec. 13th & Madrid Dec. 15th)

  It was a nice event exposing Windows Azure scenarios very oriented to ISVs, subjects like Multi-Tenancy, Security, Java apps on Windows Azure, etc. Additionally we had three companies (Panda-Security, Softeng and Grupo Teldat) talking about their real experience in their projects when migrating their products to Windows Azure, talking about optimizations, performance and scalability…


Architects Forum: Enterprise & ISVs Applications on Windows Azure (Barcelona Dec. 13th & Madrid Dec. 15th)

  In December we’re going to deliver this free assistance event focusing on enterprise applications and architectures on Windows Azure, subjects like MULTi-TENANCY on windows Azure, and showing optimizations, scalability and load testing made by real Windows Azure customers like PANDA-SECURITY and SOFTENG. This is the Agenda (SPANISH). Hora Descripción Ponentes 9:30-10:00 Registro 10:00-10:15 Presentación…


Creating an X.509 certificate for Windows Azure

I always forget the command line to do this, so I’m going to post it in my own blog. The way to set a specific certificate name, so you can find it within Windows Azure after it is registered, is using the Certificate Creation Tool (makecert.exe) to create an X.509 certificate: – Open the Visual…


We completed the IASA-DDD Conference! (November 7th 2011)

It was a remarkable DDD (Domain Driven Design) event in Madrid, Spain. We got around 150 attendees!!, and taking into account that this is the inaugural event from the IASA-Spain association, and this association was almost unknown in Spain, until now, it is something I must highlight. Of course, having the keynotes delivered by Eric…


How to explore a Windows Azure Package (How to create it with no encryption)

As you may know, a Windows Azure package is a .ZIP file, but, it is encrypted, so, even though you can rename the extension, when you take a look into it, you cannot really see the project files. In order to see it, you need to create a package which is not encrypted. You can…


Eric Evans and Udi Dahan in Madrid! (DDD Conference and Workshops, Nov.2011)

Eric Evans and Udi Dahan in IASA DDD (Domain Driven Design) Conference and Workshops!!! (Nov.2011). This is a unique opportunity. On November 7th, there will be an initial conference (free registration) introducing DDD & CQRS, and then, during next days (Nov. 8th and Nov.10th), there will be several workshops run by Eric Evans and Udi…


EF 4.1.1 RTM (Update) and Code First Migrations August 2011 CTP Released

EF 4.1 Update 1 (EF 4.1.1) has been released a few days ago. http://blogs.msdn.com/b/adonet/archive/2011/07/25/ef-4-1-update-1-released.aspx The important point is also EF 4.1.1 Code First Migrations August 2011 CTP Released: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/adonet/archive/2011/07/27/code-first-migrations-august-2011-ctp-released.aspx This is really important for people working with Code-First because it allows to change your Entity Model and then upgrade your database instead of having to…


Value-Object pattern implementation in .NET

Regarding DDD patterns, here I link two nice Value-Object implementation samples: http://elegantcode.com/2009/06/07/generic-value-object/ http://grabbagoft.blogspot.com/2007/06/generic-value-object-equality.html


About Ayende’s blog posts series reviewing the NLayered Sample-App

Ayende has been publishing a series of blog posts reviewing the V1.0 of the NLayerApp Sample App (Note we made V2.0 public a few weeks ago, so most of the code issues he highlights do not apply now). We’ve been taken into account every of those posts as well as every comment from the community…


Published first ALPHA version of Domain Oriented N-Layered Architecture V2.0

[UPDATED – Feb. 2013] The sample application can be downloaded from here: https://1drv.ms/u/s!Ag33_uWyTcH5n9g2UGtmmF11BefagQ The last chapters can be downloaded from here: https://1drv.ms/u/s!Ag33_uWyTcH5n9g4QYJtUF9Zdyelxw The CODEPLEX site was unpublished since it was a non-evolving site, nowadays. First V2.0 ALPHA version at CODEPLEX and preliminary chapters’ drafts of eBook (Second Edition) Dear colleagues, after some time of effort,…