Articles Written by Paul Kimmel

OP-ED: Process is Irrelevant

Knowledge, flexibility, and the discretion of smart individuals beats a one-size fits all rule book any day.

Talking Web Clients with JavaScript and the Speech API

See how to make your web clients read or play content to its users. You will experiment with JavaScript from the command line, learn a JavaScript debugging technique that might be useful, and see how to load the Speech API and ask it to read the ALT (text) attribute of HTML controls.

De-Sludging ASP.NET Pages with PageAdapter

Think you know about VIEWSTATE within ASP.NET? Learn how to fully implement VIEWSTATE in new and efficient ways in ASP.NET 2.0.

Programming with Lambda Expressions in VB9

Lambda Expressions provide a powerful and concise method of writing in-line code within Visual Basic, especially useful when working with LINQ queries. Learn how to implement Lambda in Orcas (VB9) before the next beta.

Anonymous Types (or Projections) in VB9

Anonymous types (or projections) are a new feature that permits you to define strong types on the fly without writing the nominal—full class—definition. Learn how to implement Anonymous types in VB9.

Implementing Extension Methods in VB.NET

Extension Methods permit programmers to add behavior to a class without creating a wrapper. Here, you will learn how to implement Extension Methods in Visual Basic and .NET.

Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • Today's agile organizations pose operations teams with a tremendous challenge: to deploy new releases to production immediately after development and testing is completed. To ensure that applications are deployed successfully, an automatic and transparent process is required. We refer to this process as Zero Touch Deployment™. This white paper reviews two approaches to Zero Touch Deployment--a script-based solution and a release automation platform. The article discusses how each can solve the key …

  • On-demand Event Event Date: October 29, 2014 It's well understood how critical version control is for code. However, its importance to DevOps isn't always recognized. The 2014 DevOps Survey of Practice shows that one of the key predictors of DevOps success is putting all production environment artifacts into version control. In this webcast, Gene Kim discusses these survey findings and shares woeful tales of artifact management gone wrong! Gene also shares examples of how high-performing DevOps …

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