NRW Conf 2015

Since more than a decade just community (a non commercial organization that I co-founded) organizes the NRW Conf. This year the attendee numbers increased again slightly which means we cannot grow anymore (because of fire prevention the upper limit is fixed) as long as we stay in the same location (... [More]

NET Developer Days 2015, PL

Last time I was in Poland was 2006 for the Microsoft Technical Summit. This years October I was invited by the amazing Maciej Pilecki and his company DataMaster who organize the .NET Developer Days Poland.They did an amazing event with an international speaker line up. They got two Scotts (Hanselman... [More]

Basta 2015

It felt great to be and speak at Basta! again. Thanks to the organization and the audience.Here are my slides and samples:Defensive programming, resilience patterns & antifragilityhttp://www.slideshare.net/lennybacon/2015-basta-2015-de-defensive-programming-resilience-patterns-antifragilityhttps... [More]

Network 2015, UA

It had been ten years ago, since I was the last time in the Ukraine. Back then in Kiew I held an architects workshop together with Michael teaching Service Oriented Architectures with the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0, Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) and Windows Workflow (WF). I can remember t... [More]

.NET Framework 4.6 Release

The new framework version is out. As with every new release it seems to me that the search indexes on Microsoft downloads have not been rebuilt yet. So I abuse this blog post and note the download links to myself…Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 (Offline Installer) for Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7 SP1, ... [More]