Sharpen The Saw #1

Saturday, March 19 2016 sharpen-the-saw

In this edition: An update to Visual Studio Code; xUnit.Net; 5 ways to Frustrate your Boss; Time is Everyone’s most valuable asset, not just yours; the Evil Maid attack; end of support for .NET 4, 4.5 and 4.5.1; and why you will fail to have a great career.

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Intention Revealing Method Names

Sunday, March 20 2016 code-gardening

Names for method should say what they do but not how they do it. This is the fourth in a series of posts on Code Gardening - the practice of making small improvements as you see them while you are working.

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Sharpen The Saw #2

Saturday, March 26 2016 sharpen-the-saw

In this edition: The first in a series of posts about changes in .NET 4.6; introduction of ASP.NET Core; the best way to apologize for being late; when to eat a frog; 25 common passwords of 2015; and a video about architectural reversibility.

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Use Full Words, Not Contractions

Sunday, March 27 2016 code-gardening

Use Full Words for concepts, not codes or abbreviations. This is the fifth in a series of posts on Code Gardening - the practice of making small improvements as you see them while you are working.

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