Code Talk – September

It’s that time of the month again. Here are the most interesting posts I’ve found on the web this month. Happy reading. Planning doesn’t have to be the enemy of agile https://hbr.org/2018/09/planning-doesnt-have-to-be-the-enemy-of-agile Most tech companies will now follow an agile approach to their development cycle. Planning is an important cornerstone of management, and coordinating and…

Coding Concepts – Reflection

Reflection is a term thrown around every now and again, but do you really know what it means? Why and when it should be used, and what are its main strengths?

Moving from .Net to Salesforce. My thoughts and the challenges so far.

Having spent nearly a decade in the Microsoft eco-system, I decided it was time for a change. I’ve developed a range of web applications and tools using the Microsoft stack using some fantastic, far flung and now pretty outdated platforms/technologies such as: Web/Windows forms, WPF,  Silverlight, SQL Server, Web API, MVC, VSTO, Powershell, TFS & VSTS. These were/are…

What is the best top end Laptop?

Following Apples recent conference and reveal of the all new Macbook pro, there is finally a time we can compare the big hitters on the market and see who has the lead. Below are the 3 biggest laptops on the market and how they stack up with specs and prices, obviously there are other factors…

Microsoft aquires LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

Microsoft has decided to aquire LinkedIn for an astronomical $26.2 billion. Microsoft is bound to incorporate LinkedIn functionality into their forthcoming apps, and I’m quite excited to see how these pan out. The deal is expected to complete by the end of the year, with both companies still operating separately. I’m guessing the Nokia merger…