Web Service Interop Article

In it’s current issue the DOTNETPRO magazine published my recent article about developing interoperable Web Services with J2EE and .NET.
It’s worth a look. What else should . . . → Read More: Web Service Interop Article

!! New Phone Numbers !!

Due to a provider change my phone numbers have also changed.
Please update your contacts with the new numbers:

Phone: +49.(0)2151.3864844
Fax: +49.(0)2151.159404
Mobile: +49.(0)176.23207379

For a limited time you can reach me with the old numbers as . . . → Read More: !! New Phone Numbers !!

Getting Mobile

Yesterday I got my new XDA II PocketPC. It runs Windows Pocket PC 2003 Phone edition.
I’m impressed of the power and functionality of this device. I think there is no device on the market which comes close to it.
And the best is that It hosts the .NET Compact Framework. Together with a GPRS flatrate it is . . . → Read More: Getting Mobile

Tiger

The JSE1.5 Beta 1 has been released. The list of features is very promising.
The release will include a lot of things I appreciate very much in C#.

For instance:

Metadata
Generics
Boxing/Unboxing
Enums
Foreach equivalent
Formatted output
etc.

This release is a good example how competition . . . → Read More: Tiger

UML As Sketch

On his weblog Martin Fowler expressed an interesting opinion about Model Driven Architecture (MDA) and the use of UML.
He speaks out what I have experienced in a lot of projects. The model driven approach is heavyweight and often impractical.
One reason might be the lack of reliable and fast,handy tools especially when it comes to code generation, . . . → Read More: UML As Sketch