Category: Development

Complexity is a Disease and Tests are a Symptom

Testing in software development is expensive. I’ve seen estimates ranging from 20% to 80%, some more reliable than others, none really truly reliable. And that’s the problem. Nobody knows how many or what kinds of tests to write, how much testing is too much or not enough, or how much tests should cost. In business […]

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Telerik Platform: Connecting AppBuilder to Git

The Telerik Platform is a Tiny Bit Finicky (Sometimes) The Telerik Platform lets you manage AppBuilder projects using Git, but connecting to your repository can be a bit tricky. Sometimes, some of the basics aren’t very clear, such as which credentials you have to put where, or how to get the repository’s address. And if […]

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SDP: The Telerik Platform

I’ve been playing around lately with the Telerik Platform, the newest cloud platform on the block. The Platform is very different from Telerik’s other offerings and marks a significant step in the company’s evolution. Telerik has always put developers front and center and has built up a rich portfolio comprised of many tools that target […]

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SDP: ASP.NET MVC 4 Workshop

My second presentation at the December 2013 Sela Developer Conference was an ASP.NET MVC 4 Workshop. The workshop showed hot to get started with ASP.NET MVC, but mainly focused on features introduced in MVC 4 that are designed to optimize web sites. This includes display modes and view switchers, bundling and minification, asynchronous controllers and actions, and […]

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