craftsmanship

ReSharper and Loop to LINQ in C#

In class the other day, I was surprised how many of the attendees didn’t realise that ReSharper will suggest converting loop statements to LINQ expressions in Visual Studio where appropriate. Just to demonstrate the point, I’ve created a short video showing…

RallyOn Europe

Really enjoyed the session today at RallyON 2014 Europe Hopefully we got a few more people on the bus.

Does My Dog Do Calculus?

Richard Jones was CTO for a large retail company that relied heavily on e-commerce for most of its turnover. Aged 45, he’d been a software developer once and had risen through the ranks before reaching his current position. The responsibility…

The Death of TDD – Part 1

Several years ago, Colin had the pleasure of working with Mike and his team as they embarked on their Agile journey. As with many teams, they went through stages of what might be termed maturity. First, they learned how to…

A Craft Driven Industry Without the Craftsmanship.

Every company I seem to talk to now resonates the same problem: there is a resource availability bottleneck in that we can’t hire the right people as there is simply a lack of the available skills. A common solution to…