Featured Posts From SEPeers
What is DevOps?
August 2, 2016
What is DevOps? The word DevOps is a clipped version of the words Development and Operations . What does development mean? Development is the process of designing, building and testing...
Book Review: Predicting the Unpredictable – Pragmatic approaches to estimating project schedule or cost by Johanna Rothman
August 14, 2015
Synopsis On every software project I have been on I’ve been asked 2 questions, “how much does it cost?” and “When will it be done?”. One would think that given...
Lessons learned from Moving from ASP.NET Webforms to ASP.NET MVC.
January 15, 2015
A few months ago a client came to us and asked for our help with rewriting a couple of their high volume pages in ASP.NET MVC. The current application was written...
Failure is Part of Success
June 12, 2013
I did my tenth Toastmasters speech today which fulfill the requirements for a Competent Communicator Award Here is the speech: “Thomas Edison once said, I have not failed, I’ve just...
Tool for creating CSS for a sprite
April 16, 2013
A sprite is an image that contains a bunch of smaller images. I needed to write CSS for a sprite image that was created by our graphic designer. I found...
Why should I care what my code looks like?
April 4, 2013
Someone said to me recently “I don’t care what the code looks like, as long as it works.” This offended me because I take pride in making my code look...
I don’t have time
October 26, 2012
Have you ever said “I don’t have time for XYZ”? If you said no you are liar or a very special person. I have said this many times, to myself,...
Training using Study Groups
April 9, 2012
Since I have started working at SEP I have been invited to a number of training sessions where an outside trainer is brought in and we get a mix of...
One Small Step Toward TDD, One Small Leap for SEP
April 3, 2012
One small Step Toward TDD I have been reading about TDD and unit testing for about 7 years now and have not fully adopted TDD. It has a ton of...