Jezz Santos

From Software Factories to Software Automation

Automated Code Signing

I’ve just finished a significant push on automating our signing process over at the NuPattern...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 06/15/2013

Software Development Automation Conference 2013

I just came across this announcement. Seems like a perfect fit for where NuPattern contributes its...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 05/22/2013

NuPattern Updated!

We just released our first minor update to NuPattern, version 1.3.21.0. No big deal, it just fixes...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 05/16/2013

Feature Builder Power Tool Future

The ‘Feature Builder Power Tool’ was originally built by the Visual Studio Architecture team as a...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 05/09/2013

Narrator Inquire Within

We have long needed a decent video screencast that helps explain what NuPattern is all about for...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 05/03/2013

Why is NuPattern relevant to you?

Perhaps you blog software technology solutions, or write technical articles or presentations for...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 04/30/2013

NuPattern Released!

It is with great pride and some trepidation that I would like to announce the release of the first...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 04/29/2013

Microsoft contributes Feature Builder to NuPattern

Today, Microsoft contributed the ‘Feature Extension Runtime’ components (the engine) of the ‘Feature...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 04/16/2013

Desperately Seeking Contributions

As we reach the next milestone of the NuPattern project, the 1.3.20.0 release, I need to be looking...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 02/16/2013

NuPattern.org

The NuPattern project has finally claimed our own domain http://nupattern.org and secured the new...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 02/05/2013

Season’s Greetings

In the build up to Christmas we have been busily preparing for our next release of VSPAT NuPattern....

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 12/27/2012

Help Project Naming

We are having a great discussion over on codeplex about what name to choose for rebranding the VSPAT...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 11/18/2012

Why Are You NOT Automating Software?

What kind of automation? What is built today? Why does it not work? What has been missing? Why is...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 10/09/2012

VSPAT Joins the Outercurve Foundation!

The VSPAT project just joined the Outercurve Foundation. See press release:...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 07/12/2012

Announcing VSPAT – ‘Pattern Toolkit Builder’

I am very proud to announce the first public release of the ‘Pattern Toolkit Builder’...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 03/09/2012

Pattern Automation – Some Examples

In the previous post I introduced this notion called Pattern Automation and outlined some of the...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 12/11/2011

Pattern Automation – heard of it?

Not a lot has changed in general with software development the last few years with respect to...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 11/30/2011

We're Back

Apologies', I've been somewhat away from the blogsphere for some time, and been meaning to get back...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 05/30/2008

New Software Factories Community Site

I am a bit tardy on the blogs about this, but if you haven't heard yet - we recently opened a new...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 01/04/2008

Patterns & Practices Summit 2007 (Redmond)

Geez, if you haven't heard next week is the patterns & practices Summit in Redmond, Washington....

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 11/02/2007

Packaging & Building Software Factories Series

We are happy to announce our latest white papers on Software Factory implementation. There is a...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 11/01/2007

Building Software Factories Series

MSDN has (finally) published the first part of our series on "Building Software Factories"...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 10/18/2007

TechEd Europe 2007

For those big into Software Factories in Europe - it is TechEd Developers in Barcelona again!...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 09/25/2007

Lest We Forget

Just a quick study note. Now this could be my short post I have so desperately wanted to write for...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 09/23/2007

Design & Manufacturing

Just a recent observation. Agile vs. Formal processes in the context of factories - any confusion...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 09/03/2007

Factories are - 'Big In Japan'

Edward and I have just finished delivering another TechEd, in Japan this time, on 'Building Your Own...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 08/24/2007

Moving Right Along

We said it a while back at the start of the year, odd calendar years always bring good change for...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 08/20/2007

Virtual TechEd Fish Bowl

Whilst at TechEd US in Orlando, we set up a little fun with Martin Danner in a 'Virtual TechEd'...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 07/26/2007

TechEd Japan

If you are in Japan on 21st-24th August this year, drop by TechEd in Yokohama to see us (Edward and...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 07/24/2007

Authoring XML using DSL's

Recently, a good colleague of mine (you know who you are Tim), asked me what steps he should take to...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 07/04/2007

On Software Factories

They just published an interview I recently did about software factories on InfoQ magazine - Article...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 06/05/2007

Re: Breaking the Cycle of Failed Development Projects

Tom is back in the field again after an honourable stint at patterns & practices, and asks in...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 06/04/2007

DSL Editor PowerToy - New Release

We released the next milestone of the DSL Editor PowerToy today on CodePlex. "A means to add...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 05/20/2007

Building DSL Enhancing PowerToys - Good Practices

If you are building DSL's and you haven't heard yet, we released the Editor PowerToy last month. The...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 04/13/2007

DSL Editor PowerToy - Just Released

You might be happy to know we have just released the first version of the ‘DSL Editor PowerToy’ on...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 03/14/2007

Building Software Factories - Factories 201

Factories 201 Series - Building Software Factories What are they (concretely)? (Edward) When would...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 03/06/2007

DSL User Experience PowerToy!

If you are building DSL languages today, you may have experienced at least one of the following...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 03/01/2007

Factories 201 – What are the challenges?

Previous posts in the Factory 201 series: What are they (concretely)? (Edward) When would you build...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 02/28/2007

Factories 201- How would you build it?

Previous posts in the Factory 201 series: What are they (concretely)? (Edward) When would you build...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 02/18/2007

Factories 201 - What would you build?

Previous posts in the Factory 201 series: What are they (concretely)? (Edward) When would you build...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 02/12/2007

Factories 201 - How long will it take?

Previous posts in the Factory 201 series: What are they (concretely)? (Edward) When would you build...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 02/02/2007

Factories 201 - When would you build one?

Read this post to find out what the context for these 'Factories 201' posts is. Following on from...

Author: Jezz Santos Date: 01/26/2007

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