BioI am an Architect for Dell.com on the Engineering Excellence team. I (co)Founded MvcContrib, Should, Solution Factory, and Pstrami open source projects. I have co-authored MVC 2 in Action, MVC3 in Action, and MVC 4 in Action. I am a Microsoft MVP.
I have founded some online conferences like aspConf, mvcConf, Community For MVC
- using the asp.net lego blocks to create a synchronized Kanban board.
- Tip to become a successful software engineer.
- ASP.Net Web Config Transform Console Utility released on nuget
- Are your unit tests still hard to read ? – Should Assertion Library
- Using sql compact for integration tests with entity framework.
- using MVC Navigation Routes in Twitter.Bootstrap.MVC4
Over the last 1-2 years the capabilities of the web lego blocks (libraries) have really come together to allow us, the web development community. to start putting together some really interesting applications. The best part is all of the plumbing … Continue reading
This post is a follow up to Derick’s great post. I could not agree with his view point any more., but it struck a chord with me. There is more to it. To actually call yourself a software engineer you … Continue reading
Overview ASP.Net Web.config transformations are a great way to manage configuration differences between environments. You can easily change a database connection string or change the compilation model for asp.net. Here is a link to the syntax documentation on msdn. The … Continue reading
I created the Should library to fill a gap in the testing ecosystem in the .Net space. Simply put, I took what I liked about using extension methods to make a more readable set of assertions, but made the library … Continue reading
In my practices using continuous integration, I try to achieve 100% code coverage using integration tests. This is a separate metric from my unit tests, think of these tests as verifying all of my infrastructure code works properly when wired … Continue reading
One of the features that the Twitter.Bootstrap.MVC4 nuget package provides is a simple route based menu system. By adding explicit routes to your application you can control, the top menu for your application. To learn more about the Package read … Continue reading
To learn more about the Package read these blog posts: Introduction Release 1.0.71 Bootstrap MVC – Menu System Some interesting stats for the project. It has gotten a bunch of attention on the interwebs. The package has over 2,500 downloads, … Continue reading
This is a little deep dive that came out of a previous post on my SignalR Series. Background First lets talk about a little background. The popularity of the Single Page Application (SPA) has seen its rise and fall, … Continue reading
I have written a lot about Portable Areas in the past and thought it was a good time for an update. The purpose of a Portable Area has not changed. This is a multi post series on ASP.Net MVC Portable … Continue reading
With some recent changes at work and I am looking at the quality of software development teams across a very large software organization. I am currently looking at getting the teams back to the basics in terms of software quality. … Continue reading