2018 in review

It’s been a big, small year for me. Big personally with a new job, but smaller publicly, although I’m now in a position to make more time for conferences following DDD Scotland and CodeCraftConf this year. I’m still adjusting to agency life, but that might be because it’s been a big, amazing year for Screenmedia. … More 2018 in review

Embrace bored

Be bored. Be at peace with your thoughts, and let them consume you. Put down your phone, disconnect from social networks. Don’t seek stimulation just for the sake of it  Think about your problems. But don’t dwell on them. Boredom makes you brilliant.  Boredom makes you more creative  Procrastinate. It’s good for you.  Not working … More Embrace bored

Self-testing configuration – the example.config story

We’re all good developers and never store production secrets in our source code. We have to keep them somewhere though. If you’re an ASP.Net developer and you store your secrets in a separate file, how do you check them on release? In a previous job, we were building an application in AWS EC2, which meant we … More Self-testing configuration – the example.config story