links for 2010-09-28

CQRS: Command and Query Responsibility Segregation – Rinat Abdullin An interesting design pattern: reads are synchronous and hit a read-only, read-optimized database. Writes are asynchronous. Writes are "published" to the read-only query database as part of the process of handling the Write request. (tags: enterprise architecture database development pattern soa cqrs blog data software practice … [Read more…]

links for 2010-09-14

Asteroids – HTML 5 Canvas and JavaScript demo Unbelievable. Asteroids in javascript and HTML5 canvas. (tags: browser canvas development firefox game javascript asteroid asteroids atari demo example html5)

The Checklist Manifesto

I’ve just finished listening to the audiobook version of The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande. (Book web site at┬á Overall I think it’s worth reading, especially for those of us in highly technical roles. Overview The book outlines Dr. Gawande’s experiences with checklists, and what he’s learned about how they can make the performance of … [Read more…]

links for 2010-09-08

canvasXpress | Javascript Canvas Graphing Library Yet another JavaScript based graphing library. Looks pretty good, but I am getting some errors for some of the graph types, notably pie charts. (tags: javascript graphing graphs charts charting api library development)