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Rodney Vinyard,

Reference and value types Structs are value types, while classes are reference types Stack What is executing Heap Heap -> pointers to ref types Value Types – · if a field, -> stack, else (part of ...

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Jason Franks,

Hell is other people, and Dev.Hell is no exception. While I feel secure in saying that most of the unnecessary strife faced by development comes from immature practices and corporate short-sightedness, ...

Scott Miller,

As I said in my previous post, I passed the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification yesterday. What did I use for study materials? Measureup.com. I have used MeasureUp for several exams, including ...

Kelly Cassidy,

OK, so I am changing bits of my personal challenge slightly. I am going to look beyond the MS certs for some coding ideas and also to hold off on building my own personal website system until I have a ...

Madhawa Karunaratne,

Well… folks it’s have been a long time that I didn’t post anything in the blog or in the forum. People were asking me, dude… what’s going on? Actually what going on was mmm… nothing. Its just I didn’t ...

D'Arcy Lussier,

So back in April I posted about how I'm becoming a better developer in 6 months. This weekend my wife is heading to North Dakota for the weekend with her sister, so I'm going to take advantage of having ...

Kelly Cassidy,

A challenge has been made. It started off with someone named Justice, whom I do not know; the challenge was then extended to me by D'Arcy, who has described his own personal goals. I do accept the challenge, ...

Prabhat Samuel,

Test Driven Development: Testing methodology associated with Agile Programming in which every chunk of code is covered by unit tests, which must all pass all the time, in an effort to eliminate unit-level ...

Josh Holmes,

ArcReady is going really well. We have talked to a lot of architects and aspiring architects in the past couple of weeks. I've posted a bigger update as well as frequently asked questions on my blog here ...

Chris Falter,

Overview Software Architect with 16 years of development experience using a myriad of technologies. Have exercised technical leadership in all stages of software lifecycle via collaboration with business ...

Tim Murphy,

Craig Shoemaker has done is usual outstanding job with the latest installments of his Polymophic Podcast. The last two shows have been a thought provoking interview with Miguel Castro. In it they discuss ...

Chris Williams,

South Carolina Code Camp 2.0, that is. That's right, we're done. Finished. The End. Turn out the lights, the party's over. Goodnight. Seeya. Bye. The South Carolina Code Camp 2.0 kicked off on Friday, ...

Dru Sellers,

Intent: Attach additional responsibilities to an object dynamically. Decorators provide a flexible alternative to subclassing for extending functionality.* This post is another love story about software ...

Bryan Corazza,

I was doing what I typically do in my very small amount of down time I was reading my blog feeds from some of my favorite bloggers. One blog that I read religiously is Brian Button. I've had the pleasure ...

Mike Nichols,

One of the side-effects of being new out to learning Object Oriented Principles is the propensity to see everything as a subclass of something else. As if all objects shoudl derive from IThing since surely ...

Dru Sellers,

Head First Design Patterns: A great first patterns book. Contains much more approachable discussions. Patterns of Enterprise Application Architecture: An extension of the Design Patterns book. Applying ...

Mike Nichols,

I have been reading several posts from folks I respect for their advancement of practices like TDD, Agile ,DDD, and so on. Their wisdom has helped give me a great toolset to build deep, maintainable code ...

Rodney Vinyard,

Design Patterns Another useful site: http://www.dofactory.com/Pa... · Creational - the way classes instantiate o Singleton 18 § Ensure a class has one instance · Hide “New” Constuctor ...

Mike Nichols,

Just read a great post on Jeremy Miller's blog. He offers some general ways to get started learning design patterns in coding. Having started with Microsoft technologies, I felt overwhelmed by all the ...

Dylan Smith,

Headed over to the Boston Convention Center today for the pre-conference session, and the keynote. I was booked for the pre-conference talk on Software Architecture. The thing ran from 10am - 6pm, with ...