The default .NET templates have become advertisements for new .NET features and are no longer fit for teams to use to build well-architected, maintainable solutions with good design patterns.
So I’ve started to build my own.
Microsoft’s two major development platforms, .NET Framework and .NET Core, have converged in .NET 6, with major changes to .NET SPA web application development. You can hit F5 and be confident that everything just works, however, I couldn’t help spending some time digging into what’s going on under the hood… Continue Reading
“Continuous Delivery” is a concept in software development where updates to IT products are promoted to production on a rapid cadence. Each organisation and industry is different, but delivering changes at least once a day is a commonly accepted definition. While there are obvious risks to releasing code at such Continue Reading
This weekend’s geeky challenge: Making a Raspberry Pi Security Camera. TL;DR – Here’s a basic, practically-ready-to-deploy, open-source Raspberry Pi security camera. Brief Mostly because I’m cheap (but partly to reduce the scope and therefore increase chance of success) I added a few constraints: Periodic still image capture is OK (streaming Continue Reading
Today’s challenge: Serve a public API over HTTPS from a Raspberry Pi. I’ll follow up with an article about containerising the app and running it from docker on the Pi. This article is a fast-paced guide to getting started without stopping to dwell on the details. Some details will be Continue Reading
This morning, while trying to debug our big ol’ web project in Visual Studio 2015 I encountered a problem – it held me up for a while so I wanted to quickly blog about the solution in case it hits you too. When hitting F5 to start debugging, Chrome launched Continue Reading
Today I closed a chapter in my life. After nearly 4 years tenure at a company I wanted to reflect on the things I learned over that time. I have been very lucky to have a few excellent – world-class even – mentors here who have taught me things that will Continue Reading