Software Architecture and Design

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 […]

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 […]

The reason for me producing this blog in the first place is that I wanted to share and develop my knowledge of object orientated design, including layered and tiered software and software architecture in general. To do proper justice to these subjects could take more time than I have had available in the past few […]

Should software ever be re-written? Technology is always changing, new versions of development tools, databases, third party components continually appear. In fact about ten years ago somebody said it was a full time job just to keep up with the new tools coming out of Microsoft. If anything in recent years, especially with the advent […]

There are some good third party software components out there, that have been developed over many years. Over the years, I personally have used www.devexpress.com with both Winforms and ASP.NET Webforms, www.telerik.com on ASP.NET Webforms and www.obout.com on ASP.NET Webforms. Let me make the distinction between components and tools. This post is about components that […]

Top Posts & Pages

Categories

Recent Posts

Recent Comments

Archives

Blogroll

  • Mike Cohn's Blog
  • Scott Hanselman's Blog
- lisa@mountaingoatsoftware.com

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

- lisa@mountaingoatsoftware.com

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

- lisa@mountaingoatsoftware.com

- lisa@mountaingoatsoftware.com

Sprint goals are considered a mandatory part of Scrum. Here’s why I disagree.

- lisa@mountaingoatsoftware.com

We’re excited to announce that you can now take your Advanced Certified ScrumMaster® class (A-CSM) w

- Scott Hanselman

Minimal APIs in .NET 6 is great. But where are the Unit Tests?! Often testing is missed or forgotten

- Scott Hanselman

David Fowler doesn't have a blog. I think the psychic weight of having a blog would stress him

- Scott Hanselman

I really like minimal Web APIs. I've liked the idea for years. With .NET 6, it's starting

- Scott Hanselman

I've long blogged about my love of setting up a nice terminal, getting the prompt just right, s

- Scott Hanselman

Hey friends! I wanted remind you about my podcast! It's http://hanselminutes.com/ and just a fe

Meta