- Working hard and enjoying every minute of it.
- 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.
Category Archives: Design
Originally posted on the Skills Matter website In most of the projects I’ve worked on in the last several years, I’ve put in place a mediator to manage the delivery of messages to handlers. I’ve covered the motivation behind such … Continue reading
Previous posts in this series: Redux Defactoring A survey In the last post, we surveyed the field to determine the path forward. Looking at our controller (and others), our controllers aren’t too messy, but they’re well on their way. On … Continue reading
In my last post about reports, I showed a simple script that gave me a count of customers. I used a similar query in SignalLeaf to give me the count of listens / downloads for episodes, too. This gave me … Continue reading
Previous posts in this series: Redux Defactoring In the last post, I removed all the abstractions and layers from my application in order to provide a better view on what my next steps should be. This is like climbing to … Continue reading
At Headspring, we’re fairly obstinate in our approach in evolving a system’s design and architecture over time. As a consulting company, we get to see a LOT of different codebases, and while it may be selection bias, we are generally … Continue reading
One of the perks of my job (and talking to a lot of folks) is that I get to see a lot of people’s actual code. Not gists, blog examples, or GitHub playgrounds, but real, actual, production code. Some code … 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
Reading Ayende’s post on integrating Rhino Service Bus and RavenDB, one thing that caught my eye was the use of the ThreadStatic attribute to control the lifecycle of a private field: One of the things that really bothers me about … Continue reading
Site design is an evolutionary process, like anything else. As new and updated information is needed on the site, the design must change to correctly display it. New functionality is also added on a regular basis, and things must be … Continue reading