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I’ve been thinking more and more about Test Driven Development in recent weeks. TDD is my preferred way to develop new applications, though I’m not as religious as some. I know that there are many that are still not convinced, and many more that are outright against the practice. (Read […]

Test Driven Development Is About Design


  John Sonmez is the author of The Complete Software Developer’s Career Guide and the founder of Simple Programmer. John started his software development career at 10, hacking C and C++ to create virtual worlds for his favorite MUDs. In The Complete Software Developer’s Career Guide, John shares the principles […]

Episode 008 – Career Advice with John Sonmez



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I’ve been giving the following talk at Meetups, User Groups, and at Tech Conferences. Ever wonder how you might use caching to improve the performance and speed of your website? Are you looking to improve the user experience for your web application? We’ll discuss the ins and outs of caching […]

Caching in .NET Core for Fun and Profit


Everything happening at once This is a poorly stated concept and a phrase that must die if we are to move forward with Scrum as a viable development technique. There is in fact an order to things. We can’t put the cake in the oven before we mix the ingredients, […]

Scrum Sucks! Part 7 – The Schedule


  Ben Watson joined Microsoft in 2008. As a core developer of their online platform, he has helped build one of the world’s leading .NET-based, high-performance server platforms, handling high-volume, low-latency requests that power applications like Bing, Cortana, Office, Windows, and more. He is passionate about performance and spends much […]

Episode 007 – High Performance .NET with Ben Watson



  Chad Campbell is an independent software consultant, five-time Microsoft MVP, author and mentor. He holds a BS degree from Purdue University where he focused his studies on computer science and psychology. Chad has been developing enterprise level apps with a variety of technologies since 1999. Chad blogs has created […]

Episode 006 – Vue.js with Chad Campbell


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  In this episode we speak with David Corbin of Dynamic Concepts. We discuss Agile, ALM, DevOps, TDD, and more! David V. Corbin is a Microsoft MVP in ALM and also one of the Microsoft Visual Studio/ALM Rangers. He is also the President and Chief Architect of Dynamic Concepts Development […]

Episode 004 – Agile and ALM with David Corbin