Fluent NHibernate 1.0RC

It’s nearly here, at long last Fluent NHibernate has nearly reached 1.0. Now starts the official public testing of our 1.0RC.

You can read the release notes on the wiki for more information on what’s changed. There have been a lot of small breaking changes in the fluent interface, mostly reducing it’s verbosity, and a few larger changes elsewhere. Don’t expect to download this and have it just work, because it won’t; hopefully it shouldn’t be too painful though.

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Git and command-line fear

Git has been gaining a lot of traction lately, and rightly so. I’ve used it for a couple of years now, for all my projects (Fluent NHibernate and Docu being the prominent ones), but something that hasn’t changed is the tag-line of “but Windows support isn’t very good!”. What you quickly learn is that when people say that, they actually mean there isn’t a Visual Studio plug-in or some similar all-singing all-dancing GUI; this is a dire misrepresentation of Git, because it’s tooling on Windows is excellent if your definition of tooling includes the command-line.

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What's been happening in Fluent NHibernate land?

Fluent NHibernate has seen a flurry of development followed by a complete lack of commits, I figure it’s time to let everyone know what’s going on.

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I'm a Los Techie

Just to let anyone know that hasn’t heard by other means, I’m now blogging at Los Techies. I’m going to cross-post between these two blogs, so there’s no need to update your feeds if you’re too lazy; but if you’re already subscribing to the Los Techies general feed then you’ll now get me too.

You can find my blog at: jagregory.lostechies.com.

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Fluent NHibernate usage stats

I’ve just been totting up some figures on how Fluent NHibernate is doing, thought I’d share them with anyone that’s interested.

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