Developers and creativity

“Those designer guys are creative, we’re not” That’s one of the things I hear a lot at work. It’s a sentence that gets developers of the hook so they can continue write middleware and algorithms and mathematic stuff.

I know a graphical design for an application can be hard to produce. I’ve experienced it myself quite a few times now trying to get more experience designing frontends. But that doesn’t mean you’re not creative.

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WCF RIA services tips: Using resource files

When you’re using RIA services you may have already come across the possibility to use data annotations to enrich entities exposed by your RIA service to modify the way fields are rendered an validated. One of the things that’s supported is the use of resources to make error messages and other string literals localizable. In this post I will show you a handy trick to make working with resources to format your error messages a breeze.

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Fizzy logic behind the scenes: How I build my weblog

People that know my old weblog may look at this and ask themselves, what the has he been up to. Others that don’t know my old weblog may not have that question. But I think it’s a good thing to show a little about how I build this website.

In this article I will show you how I build this weblog and at the same time give you a glimpse of a great CMS called Orchard on which this site is build.

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