Archive for September, 2011

The new set of developer tools walk-through with Scott Hanselman.

You can find it here 

Programming katas

Posted: 21st September 2011 by Bogdan Galiceanu in General
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http://blogs.lessthandot.com/index.php/ITProfessionals/ProfessionalDevelopment/using-code-katas-to-improve

The post above does a great job at explaining what a kata in software is all about. Highly recommended habit to get into :)Continue reading

SOLID Software and Design Patterns

Posted: 15th September 2011 by Iulian Margarintescu in Architecture
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Phil Japikse explains SOLID software principles – Single Responsibility, Open/Closed, Liskov Substitution, Interface Segregation, Dependency Inversion- and how to apply them using design patterns.

SOLID Software and Design Patterns for Mere Mortals

Avoid a Failed SOA (by Udi Dahan)

Posted: 14th September 2011 by Iulian Margarintescu in Architecture
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Great presentation, that I recommend to anyone building applications with business value.

See the Service-oriented architecture (SOA) wikipedia for a basic description of SOA.

You should probably watch the video, think about past projects and then re-watch the video as many times as you see fit ( about 3-4 times at least :) )… Continue reading

Javascript OMG Series by Mike Taulty

Posted: 8th September 2011 by Iulian Margarintescu in Javascript
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A series of posts with “must know” gotchas and hidden (anti-)features of Javascript. Highly recommended.

Read all the posts on Mike’s Blog