Posts tagged alpha

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Repositories, can't live with them, can't live without them?

I always struggle with design. Systems design, that is, not graphical design (well, ok, that too…). One thing I never seem to be really happy with is Repositories. They often seem to be a lot of work, and never really seem to fit. Once upon a time, I used to follow a strict chain of command in the design: Controller –> Service –> Repository –> Database This naturally led to quite a lot of useless service methods, that did nothing but forward the call ...

Posted by johan on February 15, 2012

Up and running on the Alpha Blog Engine!

As I wrote in a post back in October, I’ve been writing my own blog engine, with the plan to run my blog on that instead. And today, finally, I was able to migrate my blog to my own blog engine, called Alpha! It took a little longer than I had hoped (the Devil is in the details…), and there are still lots of things I want to do on it, but it seems to work nicely, and I’m pretty happy with it!A quick overview of the Alpha Blog Engine:Built in ASP.NET MVC 3 with Razor.NET 4 onlyRavenDB (that’s rig...

Posted by johan on February 27, 2011

Progress on the new blog engine

Hmmm, it seems that I did not manage to replace Subtext with my new blog engine, Alpha, before the end of 2010 as I optimistically thought when I started in October. It turns out that there are other things to do than to program when you’re on paternal leave (ya, rly!) I am, however, making progress with it. It basically displays the posts as I want it to, and the tagging and the tag cloud is working. What I really need to do in order to replace Subtext is to get Alpha to work with Windows Live ...

Posted by johan on January 02, 2011