ArrrrCamp – About Ruby, Rails, Radiant and Rum

Yesterday, I attended ArrrrCamp in Gent together with my former colleague Peter Eysermans. This was my very first Ruby conference although I would argue that the focus was more on web development in general. There were a wide range of talks, not only about Ruby and Ruby on Rails, but also on client-side development, JavaScript […]

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Book Review: A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future

After having listened to the recording of a speech by Daniel Pink, I quickly decided to purchase the audio version of A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future. In this book, the author first starts to describe how our brains work from a high-level point of view. The human brain is divided […]

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OData’s DataServiceQuery and removing the .Expand(“MagicStrings”) –Part II

In a previous post I elaborated on the problem of magic strings in OData service queries, and gave a quick (but lacking in depth) statically typed helper solution. A commenter mynkow left a note stating that my solution would not work with nested objects. I initially replied asking if he could give an example (as […]

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