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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Product owners often sacrifice progress toward important goals to put out short-term fires. There’s [...]

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Agile team leaders often need to gauge or achieve consensus. Learn four of the best ways of doing th [...]

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When I moved my podcast site over to ASP.NET Core 2.1 I also started using HttpClientFactory and wro [...]

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I saw a tweet from a person on Twitter who wanted to know the easiest and cheapest way to get an Web [...]

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Last week I blogged about some new audio features in Windows 10 that make switching your inputs and [...]

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Open source ASP.NET Core 2.1 is out, and Architect David Fowler took to twitter to share some hidden [...]

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