Sharpen The Saw - December 2019

Saturday, December 07 2019 sharpen-the-saw

In today’s post: Why the repository pattern needs to be abandoned; a tool for troubleshooting assembly load issues; giving effective instructions; making your email hacker-proof; the tiny details are important; and, the computers of the Voyager space program.

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Wither convention testing

Saturday, December 14 2019 wordtutor-redux csharp testing

Following on from our previous post on convention testing we can extend the conventions by considering the standards we want to follow when we write methods on our immutable types.

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Empathy for future developers

Saturday, December 21 2019 professional

Chatting with some fellow developers over the Christmas period, the subject of the so-called “soft skills” came up and one of them made a very interesting observation - that those skills lead to better code as well as better collaboration.

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Saturday, December 28 2019 wordtutor-redux csharp

As we progress building the WordTutor application, some of the functionality will be a great deal more complex - and that requires a better way to see what’s happening inside the application than we’ve had to date. It’s time to implement some logging.

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