Alt.NET Podcast: Vote of No Confidence

Alt.NET Podcast

In this episode Ward Bell (from IdeaBlade) and Jeremy Miller discuss the Vote of No Confidence on Microsoft's Entity Framework and what it means for the Alt.NET and .NET communities.This episode does not have a sponsor, so if you are interested in sponsoring the podcast please contact us.Ward and...

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Episode synopsis

In this episode Ward Bell (from IdeaBlade) and Jeremy Miller discuss the Vote of No Confidence on Microsoft's Entity Framework and what it means for the Alt.NET and .NET communities.

This episode does not have a sponsor, so if you are interested in sponsoring the podcast please contact us.

Ward and Jeremy discuss the following:

  • Why Alt.NET has picked a fight over Microsoft's Entity Framework
  • "Perfect is the enemy of the good"
  • Does the Entity Framework reduce productivity?
  • How can Alt.NET provide resources to help .NET folks learn about alternatives?
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    <li>Is there rot inside Microsoft's MVP program?</li>
    <li>What the important attributes of a persistence layer are </li>
    <li><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Language-oriented_programming">Language-Oriented Programming</a>
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    		<li>Domain Specific Languages</li>
    		<li>Fluent Interfaces</li>
    		<li>Hear Jeremy Miller say "poor man's C# 3.0"</li>
    		<li>Does <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Code_generation_(compiler)">Code Generation</a> need to include a visual editor?</li>
    	</ul>
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