NCRAFTS 2015 Paris - My Experiences and thoughts

by Olav Nybø

This week I went to NCRAFTS 2015 in Paris. NCRAFTS is a conference focusing on the craftsmanship of software development. Subjects presented varies from Domain Driven Design, Continuous Delivery to Functional Programming and F#. In other words, exactly my favorite subjects. There was only two tracks at this conference, but…

FSharpx and Railway Oriented Programming

by Olav Nybø

TL;DR: Railway Oriented Programming (ROP) is a technique that enable us to write clutter free code. FSharpx.Core is a nuget package that has the building blocks needed for ROP in addition to much more. I first heard about Railway Oriented Programming from Scott Wlaschin in his NDC2014 talk…

FluentValidation with ASP.NET Web API 2 and Castle Windsor

by Olav Nybø

Proper validation of input to REST APIs is important and if you also can provide good error messages in case of erronous input you will make the API a lot easer to use for the consumers of your API. Using FluentValidation doing validation and error messages becomes very simple. Combined…

Only use factories if you really need to control the lifetime of the created objects

by Olav Nybø

On the project I am currently working on we need to implement various processes consisting of a series of steps. We have created some reusable classes based on the command pattern. Using these classes we can implement very complex processes in a very readable way. Below is an example of…

Developer Conferences 2014

by Olav Nybø

There are a lot of developer conferences. Most developers have a limited budget to spend on conferences. Which conferences to choose can be diffcult. I have compiled a list of conferences I think may be relevant for a .NET developer. If you know any conferences that you think should be…