The Axon Framework 1.0 release is closing in. After over a year of development, all features planned for the 1.0 version are included. With the latest added features, Axon has become a powerful framework that helps developers implementing applications using on a CQRS based architecture.
Although the 1.0-rc1 version doesn’t add a lot of new [...]
Today, I released the 0.7 version of Axon Framework. A lot has happened since 0.6, and that’s why it took a little longer for this version to come out. This new version is a huge step towards the 1.0, of which the first milestone release should be available before March 2011. All basic building blocks [...]
The Netherlands is currently in the middle of a large project to change the way we pay for public transportation. We are moving from paying with a cardboard strip (called the "Nationale Strippenkaart", which must be stamped by the driver of the public transportation vehicle you get on) to a new system (the OV-chipkaart) involving [...]
Command-Query Responsibility Segregation (CQRS) is slowly but steadily gaining ground as an architecture that helps developers to develop scalable, extensible and maintainable applications. Events play a major role in this architecture, and the way you design these events greatly influence the extensibility of your application.
In this post, I describe some CQRS event basics [...]
The year 2009 is almost over. In good tradition, this post is a recap of what happened to gridshore in this year. I will discuss new technologies as discussed on gridshore.nl. I’ll also talk about important things happened this year on a professional level to myself.
First and foremost an apology to all regular readers: I fully realize GridShore is not intended to deal with Microsoft technology (or whatever detritus is collected under that name). However, this one is such a beauty of having to go the long way to get things done that I don’t want to hold back.
The last few days I’ve been reading BAD Astronomy, a book by astronomer Philip Plait that describes common misconceptions, misuses and scientific abuses of astronomy. Partly written to be funny and partly to debunk the nonsense that arises from people misusing and abusing science, it’s a good and worthwhile read for anybody (especially if you [...]
Like Jettro in his perspective on content management, I would like to draw your attention to another blog which was published on the Daily WTF and mentioned on The ServerSide. It’s hilarious and a good lesson as well: Java is Slow!