24 Apr 2018
I have recently started reading Clean Code and I have been summarizing each chapter on this page. In chapter two, I found a number of references to SOLID principles. I was aware on some of the principles, but truthfully I never took the time to properly uncover their meaning, until now.
15 Apr 2018
As a rule of thumb, ensuring software has high cohesion, low Coupling and strong Encapsulation will lead to better quality Object Oriented design. But what does this actually mean?
13 Apr 2018
Last Update: 03/11/18
Today I started reading Clean code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship by Robert C. Martin. As a helpful reminder, I will summarise the core concepts from each of the chapters. Conveniently, the guys at codingblocks.net have recorded a podcast series discussing each chapter, which I will use to ensure I have fully digested the content! I will provide their links, along with supporting material that I found helpful.
18 Mar 2018
Anyone who has worked with Xamarin is well-aware that the platform is still in its infancy. It’s an interesting framework, but it is riddled with bugs, performance issues and visual studio doesn’t always play ball.
04 Feb 2018
I’ve recently subscribed to a new developer podcast; “Weekly Dev Tips by Steve Smith“. The podcast is fantastic, providing many useful tips spanning a range of topics from programming design to developers’ soft skills. One of my favourites episodes was #14, where he discusses a strongly type enum pattern: Smarter Enumerations.