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Mob Programming: Is It Just a Fad?

I first heard the term Mob Programming on a Hanselminutes podcast. I then got a closer look at it through Mark Pearl’s talk on the subject at an Agile Auckland Meetup. He even wrote a Leanpub book about Mob Programming. Mark is an Engineering Lead at MYOB and it’s great to hear him share his…

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Web API Practices: Controller Unit Tests

I’m sharing some of the best practices that I used in a recent ASP .Net Web API and MVC project. I recently gave a presentation to my team on the Top 5 Web API Best Practices, and I continue the series by discussing controller unit tests. I struck out the word ‘Best’ intentionally. There are so…

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Web API Practices: Hypermedia API Responses

I’m sharing some of the best practices that I used in a recent ASP .Net Web API and MVC project. I recently gave a presentation to my team on the Top 5 Web API Best Practices, and I continue the series by discussing Hypermedia API responses. I struck out the word ‘Best’ intentionally. There are so…

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Web API Practices: Consistent Response Format

I’m sharing some of the best practices that I used in a recent ASP .Net Web API and MVC project. I recently gave a presentation to my team on the Top 5 Web API Best Practices, and I continue the series by discussing AutoMapper this week. I struck out the word ‘Best’ intentionally. There are so…

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Revisited: Cutting-Edge Technology Cuts

This coder is stepping away from the front line for two weeks while he takes a well-deserved holiday on the Indonesian destination of Bali. Instead, I will link to an article from the archives and add some new thoughts on it. This week I revisit my post Cutting-Edge Technology Cuts, where I lambasted ASP .Net Core…