Virtual Earth meets MVC

Something I do quite a bit with customers is to help them understand and use Virtual Earth… plus I’ve been doing some overviews of the beta of the ASP.NET MVC Framework, so it seemed a great combination. How would you best combine them? Note: This post is based on the October 2008 Beta of the…

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Hierarchies with HierarchyID in SQL 2008

If you’ve been following my blog you should remember a couple of posts about hierarchical data in SQL Server, and how Common Table Expressions can be a great way to extract that data. If you’ve not read them, you can find them here and here. In SQL Server 2008 we have a brand new shiny…

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Sufficient Architecture

“Sufficient Architecture? What does that mean?!”, I hear you say!! Bear with me. Over a beer this week I had a good conversation with a colleague about the principles of architecture and design, and as a result I feel compelled to recount something that I have tried to adhere to for a long time. I…

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UK Application Development Consultants’ blog goes live

Every once in a while I sneak a plug for my team into a blog post, perhaps linking to my team’s web site (there I go again!)… I tend to feel a bit bad about this at the time, but it always passes J This time, though, I’ve dedicated a whole blog post to plugging…

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