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A blast from the past: Improving application design with a rich domain model (#Springone 2007)

A few weeks ago I received an email asking for the slides for one of my talks he had seen on parleys.com. What was especially interesting about this request is that it was for a talk I gave – what feels … Continue reading

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Around the world in 14 days: a cooking class in Beijing

During my recent trip to Beijing I had a free morning. I’d been to the major sights –  Tiananmen Square the Forbidden city, and the Great Wall – back in March so this time I chose to do something a little … Continue reading

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Decomposing applications for deployability and scalability – Part 2

In April 2012, I started giving a talk called Decomposing applications for deployability and scalability. It discusses the benefits and drawbacks of decomposing a monolithic application into a collection of independently deployable and scalable services and explores various design issues … Continue reading

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Around the world in 14 days: SpringOne Hyderabad

After SpringOne Beijing and SpringOne Bangalore, Hyderabad was the third stop on the fourteen day trip. This was my first visit to the city, which seems to have a richer history than Bangalore, and a lot more to see as a … Continue reading

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Around the world in 14 days: SpringOne Bangalore

After SpringOne Beijing, the second stop on my 14 day tour was Bangalore, India. This was my third time in Bangalore (since July!) and I love the place: the fantastic ITC Gardenia hotel, the delicious food (e.g. Dosa/Idli/Paratha for breakfast, Kebabs … Continue reading

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Around the world in 14 days: SpringOne China December 2012

The final trip of 2012 was an amazing 14 day trip to China, India and Dubai. The first stop was Beijing for SpringOne China. This was my second time in Beijing and I really enjoyed being there. The Great Wall Sheraton … Continue reading

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Finding my inner trekkie

Last weekend wasn’t the typical weekend at home: kids sports, work, etc.. Instead, I went to the San Francisco Star Trek convention to get in touch with my inner trekkie. This was  my first time and I had a blast. The … Continue reading

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