Working from home means a lot of things to different people. It can be a no-brainer for remote workers who have been doing it for a while, but for others, the major shakeup to our daily routines can be disorienting at best — and debilitating at worst. Our teams are…


By Dustin Wells

“Customer is King” is a tired mantra. We need to start thinking about all of the people who have a stake in our business equally-that means employees and customers, plus all of our different stakeholders: vendors, professional and local groups, etc. …


by Patrick Lioi

C# 8 adds Nullable Reference Types, which warns us about problematic null values. If you’re upgrading to C# 8, you may run into a few challenges for Entity Framework. Although frustrating at first, the warnings can also be catalysts for finding more effective ways to communicate intent…


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Welcome to OK Human, a podcast that brings you deep thoughts and casual ponderings on topics at the intersection of humans and technology. It’s hosted by our very own software guru and (literal) trailblazer, Patrick McVeety-Mill, a.k.a. Booger Bear. …


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Confusion over core concepts, overloaded terminology, shifting advice, and “seemingly all or nothing” upgrades: .NET Core has been a source of frustration for many C# developers and product owners.

And just when you thought you might have a hold on .NET Core 3…the cheese…


by Pedro Reys

Nowadays, having a strong mobile presence is a must. There’s a good chance that smartphones are one of the primary interfaces through which your users interact with your product, either via your mobile app or the mobile version of your website. But just adding a wrapper over…


The lofty task of breaking down your unmanageable monolith can keep you from ever getting started. But the hard fact is that Modernization is a Must if you want to keep up in your market-and it’s not as daunting as you think once you start breaking down the process.

At…


Building messaging endpoints in the cloud? It’s complicated. There’s really no direct equivalent to hosting them in Windows Services on-prem. Azure does, however, offer many options for integrating messaging into existing deployments or building scalable, standalone resources. …


by Jimmy Bogard

Vertical slice architecture is becoming the preferred method for refactoring legacy systems (“vertical slice” being a crossection of code that runs from the front-end deep down to the data layer). …


by Jorge Kendel

In my experience with distributed teams, I’ve seen lots go wrong and lots go right. If you’re looking to expand your team across borders and geographies, first be aware of the benefits and challenges. …

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