13 Jun 2018
10 minute read
I’ve been using the
await keywords at work on both our .NET core API and Xamarin projects, but I started to feel guilty as I didn’t fully understand how asynchronous code works in the .NET framework. This post is mostly to help me put into my own words what async programming really is (and why I now think it’s awesome).
23 May 2018
3 minute read
I have been experimenting with Resharper. It’s my first time using it (with VS Professional 2017), and have concluded that it’s quite a remarkable piece of software with an incredible number of features. Using resharper is a bit like having an opinionated buddy constantly looking at your code and providing you with useful hints, whilst automating and providing shortcuts to some of the more tedious jobs i.e. extracting code into a new method.
24 Apr 2018
34 minute read
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
6 minute read
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
28 minute read
Last (and final) update: 19/03/19
Full Summary: Clean Code Cheatsheet
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.