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 

Also posted in OffTopic | 1 Comment

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 

Also posted in Austin | 9 Comments

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 

Also posted in altdotnet, CodingDojo | 6 Comments

.NET interview questions everyone should know

VERY GOOD READS   Scot Hanselmann Interview questions:   Ayende Answers to Hanselmann questions:

Also posted in .NET, altdotnet | 9 Comments

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 

Also posted in .NET, Misc, ReSharper | 8 Comments

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 

Also posted in Agile, Agile Arguments | 3 Comments

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 

Also posted in Misc | 17 Comments

2007 Jolt Award Finalists

The finalists The winners are announced at SD West 2007.

Also posted in Agile, Mangement | 11 Comments

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 

Also posted in 1998, Humor | 8 Comments

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.

Also posted in .NET, Misc | 2 Comments