Everything is a PBI

I was recently surprised by a question asking if technical debt should be considered a "chore" and subsequently, should it counted in your velocity or not? First, the term "chore" »

ASP.NET Core Configuration with Environment Variables in IIS

I'm kind of in love with the way ASP.NET Core handles configuration. You can basically choose any kind of store you like: JSON, User Secrets (development only), environment variables, »

0..1 to 1 Relationships in Entity Framework

Occasionally, I run into something that seems so fundamental that I'm surprised I've never encountered it before. Today, I just had one of those moments. I needed to model a »

Your Title Is Not Static

Having been involved in hiring at multiple points in my career, I get the opportunity to review quite a few developer resumes. One thing I've noticed as a perennial issue »

Using C# 6.0 or C# 7.0 with MVC 5

The version of C# that your solution or project employs is fairly abstracted. It's not very obvious what features are or are not supported unless you try something and see »

Taking a page from Python

This incarnation of my blog began with my foray into the wonderful world of C# and ASP.NET MVC, but in a previous life, I was a Python developer. One »