Developers not taking ownership, it’s your fault as a leader so stop bitching and take command

During my early days as SA, developers were coming to me regarding every small design issue which the leads or the senior developers should have been able to answer easily and design. I was frustrated and annoyed because the lead and senior developers were not taking ownership and the initiative. At first, my frustration was at the developer’s… Read More »

10 years as a developer

Looking back over the last ten years Today I have officially spent ten years working as a .net developer Getting into the game When I left secondary school, I originally wanted to go into the hotel industry, and I spent two years studying leadership and management in hospitality in college. However midway through my course, I decided that… Read More »

What developers need to know today

That is, what does a developer who has been working with .NET for the last few years need to know in order to get past an interview. (Recently I have been on the hiring side in interviews) Basic skills If in an interview you rate yourself a 7 out of 10 in your knowledge of c#. I would… Read More »

Logging & Monitoring: Logging categories

A logging category is a bundle of message codes which describe a function of a process, a method, a flow, or a use case. Each category has: Name – A descriptive name Type – Audit, Accounting, or Diagnostics Attribute list – A list of attributes that might be logged with messages associated with a category (if applicable) The… Read More »