One of the drawbacks of life as a programmer, along with most other professions, is that we are required to spend most of our day sat at a desk. There have been a lot of studies indicating that this is … Read more
I recently (finally) upgraded to visual studio 2013. One unfortunate consequence of this was that the version of Resharper I was using (v7) was no longer supported. I was disappointed to find that my license was not enough to obtain … Read more
I returned home yesterday following a week-long holiday in Barbados. It’s a beautiful island, but more importantly having a week off work gave my brain, and the rest of me, a chance to rest and recuperate.
Most of us accept, … Read more
At one of my first jobs, as part of my introduction to the team, my new boss sat me down and bluntly told me:
Please don’t tell me something is done, unless it is actually done.
A few years later, … Read more
TDD is great, but it can be tough going at times.
Over the past ten years or so I have had a somewhat rocky relationship with TDD. There have been times when I employed it religiously, and others when I … Read more