Call For Award Nominations

Dr. Axel Rauchmayer, Software Engineering Teacher of the Year 2015 Last year debuted the Teacher of the Year Award. I selected 5 candidates and there were two rounds of voting. After a close run contest and many votes, the Software Engineering Teacher of the Year 2015 Award went to Dr Axel Rauchmayer. Great though this…

Clean Code – Summary

Welcome to the final part of this review of the Pluralsight course Clean Code: Writing Code for Humans by Cory House. Cory is a Microsoft MVP in C#, founder of OutlierDeveloper.com, avid tech reader, and speaker. He believes in clean code, pragmatic development, and responsive native UIs. Here are the links to each part in this series:…

Domain Driven Design Review

I write this article as a student of Domain Driven Design, and welcome comments from experience DDD practioners. When I’m on holiday I usually take something fairly brain dead with me to read, such as a Lee Child book. So I felt a bit eccentric reading this on the sun lounger while everyone else read…

Teacher of the Year 2015 Finalist Steve McConnell

Steve McConnell has spent most of his career focused on educating software professionals. He’s written many critically acclaimed books, including: Code Complete, 1st and 2nd editions Rapid Development Software Project Survival Guide Professional Software Development Software Estimation: Demystifying the Black Art I’ve recently reviewed Code Complete 2nd edition myself, and am currently reading Rapid Development.…