March 2006 Blog Posts

Northwind Starter Kit source code released

As my friend Dino already announced, the Northwind Starter Kit has finally been released. Let me just bore you with a little bit of history. During the last years, I noticed a growing interest within the .NET community for topics (I'm in love with) like: design patterns, unit testing, (agile) methodologies and so on. Being a regular speaker at Microsoft events here in Italy, I found myself in need to set up presentations and demos covering these topics. Instead of creating "synthetic" code, I decided to create a simple "reference" application in order to show it during my talks. This...