Monthly Archives: August 2008

NHibernate Inverse attribute

By | August 22, 2008

I had to read documentation, articles, many blog entries and go into discussions with colleagues… all to get the root of this ambiguous attribute of NHibernate, it is trickey! This blog entry is another trial to explain the attribute, but with taking one more detailed step into the explanation. NHibernate is meant to persist objects… Read More »

Mapping Enumeration of type int in NHibernate

By | August 19, 2008

I wanted to map an integer enumeration type in NHibernate, I googled “mapping enumeration in NHibernate” and the best explanation was of Jeremy Miller in his post here. But as it appears (and according to my understanding) that the enumeration type should be mapped to a database column of characters type (varchar, char,…etc). What if… Read More »


By | August 12, 2008

ذات يوم خلال الأسبوع الماضي، صدف أن استضافني صديق لي في منزله. جلسنا أمام التلفاز، ثم بدأت عملية القفز العشوائي التي اعتدناها – نحن كمجتمع – بين محطات اللاقط. و في خضم المتعة العشوائية، استوقفت مضيفي محطة معروفة، كان يعلو منها حينها صراخ و عويل. و بنظرة منهكة، توجه إلي صديقي و سألني: “هل تعرف ما… Read More »

How we decide what to have for lunch

By | August 2, 2008

Do you go through the same, time-consuming, frustrating discussion with your colleagues when you want to decide what to have for lunch? well…this is exactly what we have been going through where I work. To solve the problem (partially, because humans can never totally agree! ), I made a small, quick and dirty web application; LunchPoll.… Read More »