A Circuit Breaker Which Trips On Frequency Of Failures

@Jez tweeted last night: @ianfnelson admit it: you use Castle Windsor primarily to highlight and lampoon Google's poor selection of adwords?! — 𝚂𝚑𝚘𝚘𝚝𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚂𝚌𝚒𝚕𝚕𝚢 (@shootingscilly) October 26, 2009 Funny, but not true. I am enamoured with the Castle Windsor project

Code Contracts

On Monday, Microsoft released a preview version of Code Contracts, the design-by-contract feature that will be included in the .NET 4.0 Base Class Library. This appears to have been born out of the Spec# research project, but is available

Reinventing the Wheel

What is it with software developers and their innate desire to reinvent the wheel at every opportunity? It drives me absolutely crazy when devs choose to roll their own implementations of standard structures instead of using the functionality already available

Zero Interest Bug

I started my career in professional software development a decade or so ago by testing and fixing banking code that had fallen victim to the millennium bug. Could the prospect of zero percent interest rates create a similar boom in