MicroObjects Driving Principle? (Part 1)

I had a fantastic chat with a colleague about the MicroObjects technical practices at lunch yesterday. Well... yesterday for writing this. Probably a week ago when it goes live... and no idea how long ago for you reading this. :) She wanted to know more about the technical practices and was…

XP 2019 : Experience Report

I presented twice at XP 2019! One of them was about the MicroObjects technical practices. Which was fantastic! It's a great opportunity to share what I've found useful! This post is about the second presentation; the experience report. I promote the MicroObjects technical practices because I've seen how they impact…

Efforts to start using Smalltalk

I met Suzanne Fortman from Cincom at XP2019 and had som great conversations about SmallTalk and the community. I decided to download ObjectStudio to play with the product and maybe actually get to write some smalltalk. The experience was not what I was expecting. The rest of this post is…

Azure CLI is AWESOME

I'm sitting in my hotel room after the [deliver:Agile2019] conference (https://www.agilealliance.org/deliveragile-2019/) which was fantastic. I highly recommend attending it next year. I have a little side project I'm trying to use to learn Azure and Azure Dev Ops. At work we use ARM templates to…

Filler!

This post is absolutely a "I don't have a post" filler post. MicroObjects I'm working on a couple of refactoring "kata" type projects. One is for MicroObejct technical practices. I'm trying to do them all as "FizzBuzz" but... I'm kinda struggling for some of…

Technical Practices: No Enums

Quality-wise of this post; not gonna lie - Probably will be low. It's 7am and I'm low on posts. This isn't a bubbling pressing issue on my mind. I don't need to stream my thoughts to work through something... What I do need... is a post for this week. Soooo.…

Beneficial Results - Simpler Code

Simpler code. Don't we all wish the code we deal with could be simple? Simple is hard. Simple is challenging. Simple is complex. A short letter is much harder to write than a long one. Why do you think my blog posts are so damn wordy? I don't put in…

Tool Impact On Developer Discipline - Frameworks

There's a lot of tools that exist to make what developers to easier to do. If it's something we do a lot, we tend to find ways to have something do it for us. I've done it. I'll probably do it again. I built a little tool to automate the…