A Thought on Starting and Growing Your Practice

There are many known models for growth. Apprentice/Journey/Master Su/Ha/Ri All essentially say this: Imitate to understand Experiment deliberately to find improvement Someday, maybe, perhaps (based on many variables) : Change the game Kent Beck said it like this, about XP. Do everything as written. After having done that, experiment with variations in the rules. Eventually, […]

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How do you know if you can take your open-source project to the next level?

693 days ago (wow), just shy of two years, I typed git push upstream master into Git Bash and pushed out the first public code of Nancy. Since then, and thanks to the fantastic response that we given by the .NET community, it’s been what I’ve spent the majority of my personal coding time on. […]

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The Pyramid of Programmer Badassery

Listen to this episode of the Herding Code podcast to get the seeds of this conversation. Or scroll to the bottom and worship Cori Drew.   @coridrew7h : @ElegantCoder <3 your "Hierarchy of Programmer Badassery" in @herdingcode150: People, Practices & Dev Tools @ElegantCoder7h : @coridrew @herdingcode 🙂 ha! it’s a real word. Somewhere. @coridrew5h : […]

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Visual Studio Launch Event–Seattle

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These are notes from the launch event day. The “take a drink” word of the day? Continuous. General Stuff “Build, Measure, Learn,” is the new mantra. "The new WPF editor in VS is Blend in the background" Brian Harry Said We need to make deployment part of the standard development lifecycle. Modern apps need a […]

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