Category .Net framework

Become a much better developer

“If you are not excited about Software, you should probably find another job.” Are a front-end, back end, middle tier, data tier, xyz layer developer? More and more, we see Full Stack Developers. It’s important that as a developer, you stretch your boundaries a bit more and get out of your comfort zone. You will […]

What’s new in Visual Studio 2013

I’ve been using VS2013 for a little while now and I love what I see. Year after year, I can clearly see the hard work and dedication that the team at Microsoft is putting in building better tools. Below is a very interesting video done by Scott Hanselman to describe some of the great features […]

Orchard CMS

Wanna try a cool CMS tool ? I suggest you take a look at Orchard. It is a really well-built and powerful engine. You can start by checking the Pluralsight courses available here. If you feel comfortable enough, check the advanced course here. As stated in the Orchard’s mission: Orchard is a free, open source, […]

Become an Outlier Developer

As a developer you need to consistently make sure you keep your skills up to date. You need to increase your Luck Surface Area, properly manage your focus, time ad energy. Considering the amount of time you spend “at the office” or working on what “makes you money”, it may be difficult to pay attention […]

View White Space in Visual Studio Editor

When coding in a team, you team to follow conventions that you will your code easily readable, avoid merge conflicts and benefit to every one. One of the tips the Visual Studio editor is the ability to display/hide the white spaces. Below are two pictures with white spaces visible and hidden. You can activate them […]

3 great talks about Git version control system

I’ve recently been a pretty strong advocate of using Git as a version control system. It is inherently different from any other system around and being distributed is definitely something that I enjoy a lot. Let me share here 3 nice talks that I’ve enjoyed and which all describe Git and will allow you to […]

Git, a very nice tool and adventure.

I’ve used Subversion, Source Safe, TFS and others. Today I use Git for hosting most of my projects. I chose to do it to learn the tool, the environment and the paradigms behind it. It also started mostly because my professional work requires it. And I like it this way. Git is a distributed version control system […]

Web developers love System.Net.HttpStatusCode

Earlier this week, I was working on a specific project and encountered a specific error while working with some service calls over the wire. I ended up discussing with few people about whether or not I should return a specific StatusCode type for the situation I was dealing with. About 5 minutes after we started […]

Working with Git and GitHub

I’ve started using Git distributed source code control recently and I have to say I love you, Git. I used to complain and be blocked when I was working with Team Foundation Server and that for some reason, the TFS server was down. Now, I just don’t worry about that because Git allows me to […]

Service Oriented Architecture by Udi

Udi Dahan is The Software Simplist, an expert on software architecture and design. A Solutions Architecture and Connected Systems MVP 4 years in a row, Mr. Dahan is also one of 33 experts in Europe recognized by the International .NET Association, an author and trainer for the International Association of Software Architects, and an SOA/Web […]