Using Oracle Membership Provider in a Transaction

October 25, 2009
ASP.NET membership providers are nice framework for managing users and roles in ASP.NET Web applications but they have a strong weakness: they do not support transactions. Why We Need Transactions During User Registration? We may need to use transactions for example when we want to register new user account, assign few roles to it and

Introduction to Programming with Java Book – New Web Site

October 20, 2009
My open-source book “Introduction to Programming with Java” has new Web site: The book is written by a team of 30 authors managed by me and is an excellent tutorial for beginners. It is a book about the fundamentals of computer programming, data strustures, algorithms and logical thinking, not just a Java book. The

How to Write a Book with Team of 30 Authors – Invited Talk

October 18, 2009
Last Sunday I was given an invited talk in the Club “Stop and Think!” about writing open source books with a large team of 30 authors. This process is really a challenge because the authors are enthusiasts and they write for the good of the community. You are not their boss because you don’t pay