In which, after almost 17 years, Mrs Nelson finally has cause to call upon my programming skills.
I had no excuse for not attending DDDNorth this year, as it was held at Leeds University, a relatively short drive from home. Not that I'd be looking for an excuse - these free events are always superbly organised and
Thoughts on the use of Boolean function parameters and Boolean function return types.
In which my Stack Overflow reputation score hits a nice round number.
This dumb mistake just cost me an hour spelunking around in the debugger: var status = source.Substring(source.LastIndexOf("/" + 1)); (where source is e.g. "http://foo.com/status/all-is-good") Fortunately the ramifications were picked up in the acceptance tests,
Thoughts on the common antipattern of sharing assemblies between applications.
I just had an email from a friend asking where business logic should go when using MVC - the controller or the model. I thought I'd share my reply: I think asking whether the business logic should go in the
A couple of weeks ago, early one morning, my friend and fellow coder Scott asked a curious question: “Do you think that programming computers for a living gives you a negative outlook on life?”Now, Scott is unfortunately responsible for