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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 […]

I wish sometimes that Microsoft would just concentrate on its own products. Watching the Microsoft Windows saga over recent years, it appears to be far too interested in what its competitors are doing, to its own (and its customers) detriment. Let me explain. Microsoft is successful because of the huge success and installed user base […]

The C# vs VB.NET debate is as old as .NET itself, although thankfully appears to be calming down in recent years. When I started using .NET over 10 years ago, I started with VB.NET because although I had 6 years C experience from a previous life, I was also experienced with VB6 and VBA, so […]

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I wrote 26 blog posts during 2020. In case you missed some of them, here are the most popular.

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It can be very tempting to schedule a week without any meetings. But there are better ideas.

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Doors are now open (for a limited time only) to my new course: Estimating with Story Points.

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In this final video on creating estimates with story points, I help you overcome one of the biggest

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Last year kind sucked, and the end of last year was particularly lame. I got off Twitter for a while

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I think we can all agree 2020 sucked. Hopefully 2021 will be better. I've been a remote worker

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