Over the years I have held many roles, software engineer, lead developer, architect, and yes, consultant. I have worked for large companies, small companies, startups, and even my own companies. Recently I was faced with a decision to stay working at a company versus the excitement of going off and doing my own thing. I […]
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We are excited to be attending the Microsoft Build conference. This is Microsoft’s premier developer conference and is the first year we will be attending as a Microsoft Partner.
Every developer wants to create great software that users can appreciate. Unfortunately, creating software that disappoints is easy. Conversely, creating high-quality software that users will appreciate is hard. Fortunately there are a number of things you can do and tools you can use to create high-quality software. This article will talk about those things that developers should know and tools they can use to create high-quality software.
“Whether this is the first time or the fifty-first time you’re using WCF, you’ll learn something new by reading this book.”
–Nicholas Allen, Program Manager, Web Services, Microsoft
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) is the easiest way to produce and consume Web services on the Microsoft platform. With .NET, WCF has been extensively revamped–and Visual Studio gives developers powerful new tools for utilizing it. Essential Windows Communication Foundation shows developers exactly how to make the most of WCF.
I am still amazed that many developers when they create a feature or fix a bug that they don’t write a unit test (or functional test) to ensure that things work as expected. Years ago I had a developer on my team that would not write tests. The impact was that they would report a […]