Book Image

Learning NServiceBus - Second Edition

By : David Boike
Book Image

Learning NServiceBus - Second Edition

By: David Boike

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Learning NServiceBus Second Edition
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Chapter 8. The Service Platform

Leaving aside my first programming experiences as a kid, banging out AppleTalk BASIC on my Apple IIGS, the first time I started any serious computer programming was in C and C++ as part of the electrical engineering curriculum in college, before I had the realization that I was destined to program computers for a living. For the record, all I remember from electrical engineering is that V=IR, P=IV, and everything else that is important can be essentially derived using calculus.

In order to complete our programming assignments in school, we would access a university server using SSH (or yikes, could it have been telnet?), type our programs in vi, emacs, or pico, and then compile them with gcc.

I loved programming but I absolutely hated that. I have never been any good at vi; I struggle to remember how to tell it I want to quit. I was okay with pico, but I seem to remember spending more time on one assignment figuring out how to set up an FTP file sync (so that...