Monthly Archives: May 2016

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With the advent of Agile techniques, thankfully companies that try to control every aspect of a software project in order to measure progress are becoming a thing of the past, thankfully far fewer than twenty or thirty years ago when I started as a software developer. I blogged about the dangers of tight control a […]

Just over a year ago I blogged about the problems I was having installing Umbraco via Visual Studio. At the time, I couldn’t get Visual Studio 2013 to install correctly, and Visual Studio 2012 only worked correctly when Resharper was turned off. I created quite a few sites in this manner. The original problem was […]

I listened to an old podcast from Dot Net Rocks recently Technical Debt isn’t Technical with Einer Host, which went on to explain how Technical Debt isn’t a technical problem. Using Agile techniques, once the sprint has been set by the product owner, programmers are left to themselves to organise the work and to slowly […]

Sixteen years ago I was working on a VB6 Access VBA contract. The first version of .NET had yet to be released. About that time Microsoft brought out a version of Java which was not widely accepted due to it being different to standard Java (and developers not wanting Microsoft to control Java), which led […]

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To prioritize a backlog, think about what users need, what they want, and what they merely wish for.

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What does working at a “sustainable pace” mean to you?

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Sprint planning may look like it’s about tasks and estimates but those are not the goal.

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Award for longest blog post title ever? Andrey Muzychenko has a great github repository where they d

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I ran into this interesting issue where my System PATH environment variables got out of order. I ran

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Docker Desktop for Windows uses WSL to manage all your images and container files and keeps them in

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David and friends has a great repository filled with examples of "broken patterns" in ASP.

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I'm very much enjoying David Fowler's tweets, and since he doesn't have a blog, I wil

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