Category Archives: Programming

Legacy Code

I recently read Jeremy Miller’s post on his thoughts about Legacy Code.  His expanded definition of Legacy code was perfect: Legacy code is code that you’re afraid of, but is too valuable or big to toss away. He comments on … Continue reading 

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Active Record vs. Repository

I was reading an blog entry by Ayende Rahien (aka Oren Eini) again, “Entities, Services and what goes between them…” and one of his commenters asked the following question:   re: Entities, Services and what goes between them… 2/27/2007 6:44 … Continue reading 

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Google source code hosting

If you don’t want to host your own sourcecode on your own Subversion server like I was doing, check this out. It is Google’s code hosting for subversion.  You are given 100 MB of space and can apply a specific … Continue reading 

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.NET interview questions everyone should know

VERY GOOD READS   Scot Hanselmann Interview questions: http://www.hanselman.com/blog/WhatGreatNETDevelopersOughtToKnowMoreNETInterviewQuestions.aspx   Ayende Answers to Hanselmann questions: http://www.ayende.com/Blog/archive/8756.aspx Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for wordpress.

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Coding Structure and Standards

Today I had a good conversation with a colleague about software structure and coding standards.  His beliefs are that a class should be a monolithic so the maintenance is centralized and everything a developer, mainly newbie or junior, needs is … Continue reading 

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Windows Mobile 6

Microsoft announced the release of Windows Mobile 6 will during the second quarter of 2007. The new version will include Microsoft Live features and also allow the user to create/edit Microsoft Office items and retain their same format/layout. I’m extremely … Continue reading 

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The end user

I was recently speaking with a co-worker about how some projects get into a Death March because the development team never had the opportunity to speak with/see the end user.  On another project, I requested that I be able to … Continue reading 

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2007 Jolt Award Finalists

The finalists The winners are announced at SD West 2007. Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for wordpress.

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A good read about perception and old vs. new methodologies

I have had personal experience with trying to migrate a team over to Agile methodologies and this article talks about a team that has succeeded then their employer has an auditor come in who has archaic coding habits and has … Continue reading 

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The Anti-team

Jeremy Miller of CodeBetter and Oren Eini of Ayende have two good posts about the the anti team. Jeremy’s post. Oren’s post. Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for wordpress.

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