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Hey Devs, You’re Not Expected To Know Everything

There was a tweet that entered my timeline yesterday that really caught my attention: If you’re a new programmer I just want you to know me and all of my colleagues with years of experience Google the most basic things _daily_. β€” π™Ύπš•πš’πšŸπš’πšŠ π™²πš˜πš–πš™πšžπšπšŽπš› (@oliviacpu) December 13, 2017 It seems […]

Mentoring Junior Developers

Mentoring Junior Developers

One of the biggest struggles of the development community is the mentoring, encouragement and development of entry-level and junior developers. A couple of years ago when I was adding people to my team, two of those I hired were women essentially right out of college. I found myself faced with a […]

Matrix Code

Deploy Database Updates With FluentMigrator and VSTS

One extremely handy open source library for .NET developers is FluentMigrator. This package allows you to script out your database changes as C# classes. The concept is similar to the code first migrations of EntityFramework, but allows you a bit more fine tuned control over deployments and doesn’t tie you […]