Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Daily Links 29/07/2008

Visual Studio Item Templates
create custom file templates to give you a head start in implementing derived classes / patterns

Create PDF Files on the fly with C# and PDFSharp

Agilo for Scrum
Demo movie
"Agilo for Scrum is a simple, web-based and straightforward tool to support the Scrum"
"Agilo is distributed as Open Source Software"

Default Architecture: Layers
Interesting article by Ayende touching on most common architecture layering implementations.

Patterns I Hate #1: Singleton
I'm one of the guilty - singletons seem to spread like a virus in my code :|. One of the most convincing arguments not to use them is testability, so if you're going TDD, singletons are going to give you some roadblocks.

In-State Animation with Silverlight
One of the best things about silverlight is how it makes control animation so easy, even non-designers can use it :)

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