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ThoughtWorks REST Podcast

A few weeks back a handful of ThoughtWorks‘ senior techies met for our quarterly CTO office meeting in fabulous San Francisco. Since this is one of those rare opportunities where we actually see one-another (normally we’re spread across continents and

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Ian Robinson goes online, finally

My friend, colleague, and current co-author Ian Robinson has finally gone online. He’s starting his foray into blogging with a retrospective on consumer-driven contracts for SOA. If you’re so inclined, you can read Ian’s full essay as part of the

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QCon London 2008 Wrap Up

The meme of the conference for me came from the keynote talk I did with Martin Fowler. The middleware vendors aren’t giving us big powerful software as they think, but instead of proffering big flabby software complete, with what came

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Taking a huge step backwards: Time zone support on the Mac

After my plaintiff whinge about support for appointments that start and end in different time zones (i.e. flights!), I was pleased that Outlook 2007 provided this support. Now I’ve transitioned myself fully over to OSX for my daily routine, except

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QCon 2008 SOA Track

My second “contribution” to QCon after embarrassing Martin will be on Stefan‘s SOA track. I thought this track was especially strong in San Francisco last year, but I am optimistic it will be just as good this time around. I’m

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QCon 2008 Keynote

This year’s first QCon is rapidly approaching. I’m going to be presenting one of the keynotes with my friend and ThoughtWorks colleague Martin Fowler, called something like “Does my Bus look big in this?” which will tackle the interesting interplays

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Rogers 3G Broadband on a MacBook Pro (Windows Vista Version)

So if you’ve got your modem working on OSX now you’ll want to get it running under Windows Vista on bootcamp, if you’re still bootcamping that is. Understand that I am much more familiar with Windows than Mac OS and

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Rogers 3G Broadband on a MacBook Pro (OSX Leopard Version)

I’ve been in Canada on and off since before Christmas working on some interesting large-scale network systems. Since I’m mobile a fair amount I’ve been trying to get my hands on a wireless broadband card for my MacBook pro. This

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ThoughtWorks Quarterly Technology Briefing: Guerrilla SOA

Back in 2005 I delivered one of the early technical briefings for ThoughtWorks in Australia. That was when the Guerrilla SOA meme was unleashed like plague of cane toads on an unsuspecting nation. Now in 2008 the meme that will

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Blast from the Past: Guerrilla SOA at QCon London 2007

Stefan just let me know that my Guerrilla SOA presentation from last year’s QCon is now online at InfoQ. La lucha continua!

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