It's one of the paradoxes of blogging that most every blogger (including me) is sharing what they know right now (let's ignore those who blog purely for the traffic and visibility). Since everyone is learning, this can result in poor or misleading information being shared just as much as good information. Keep this in mind as you read any blog - how experienced is the writer and how well do they really know what they're talking about.

I'm just as flawed as other bloggers, so you should feel encouraged to check my ideas for yourself.

Sharpen The Saw #20

Monday, November 20 2017 sharpen-the-saw

In this episode from October 2016: Why it matters how quickly you create new bugs; an extension for VS2015 for editing and previewing markdown; how to write great code that’s not brilliant; Brian Krebs hit with record setting DDOS; typography for user interfaces; and, F# for the rest of us.

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Coverage History with Psake

Saturday, November 18 2017 powershell

On my previous post on code coverage, someone asked if the coverage report could highlight areas where coverage decreased. It turns out that ReportGenerator can do this, but there’s room for improvement.

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Sharpen The Saw #19

Monday, November 13 2017 sharpen-the-saw

In this episode from August 2016: Fact or fiction about agile documentation; using C# as a scripting language; easy to miss code smells; deprecation of the RC4 stream cypher; analogue computers make a comeback; and, Q&A with Scott Hanselman.

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Tracking time with Psake

Saturday, November 11 2017 powershell

For diagnostic purposes, it can often be useful to know when specific build tasks started and how long they took to execute. This information can help you spot anomalies and resolve odd issues.

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Sharpen The Saw #18

Monday, November 06 2017 sharpen-the-saw

In this episode from July 2016: Learning a healthy fear of legacy code; git 2.9.0 released; the myth or reality of 10x programmers; TeslaCrypt ransomware developers terminate project; the danger of specifying specific thresholds; and Bill Wagner talks about what might be in C# 7.

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