The Art Of Teaching

Posted by Filip Ekberg on April 26 2013 1 Comment

Preface The following article is an article that I wrote duing my studies for a bachelor degree in Software Engineering. Minor changes might have been made to make it more suitable on this website. It was originally posted on my old blog in 2008 but have now been re-processed. Both my experience and writing style […]

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Project startup difficulties – The usual suspects

Posted by Filip Ekberg on April 15 2013 2 Comments

Preface The following article is an article that I wrote duing my studies for a bachelor degree in Software Engineering. Minor changes might have been made to make it more suitable on this website. Both my experience and writing style has changed since I wrote this article, but I still want to share my thoughts […]

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Friday with Filip – Demystify Spaghetti Code

Posted by Filip Ekberg on October 26 2012 1 Comment

Welcome to this week’s Friday with Filip! Two weeks ago we looked at Dealing with Code Complexity using NDepend. This was the first episode in the webinar series on Code Quality. This week I am happy to share that Patrick Smacchia and I have recorded the second episode! This week it’s about dependencies, dependency cycles […]

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Friday with Filip – Do you deliver high quality?

Posted by Filip Ekberg on October 19 2012 1 Comment

Welcome to this week’s Friday with Filip! During the Fridays with Filip we’ve looked at how to ensure that certain parts of your project conforms to a high standard. I’m talking about the following: Ensuring that we have a decent testing strategy Talking about security in your project How to be productive and deliver good […]

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Friday with Filip – Being productive

Posted by Filip Ekberg on September 28 2012 3 Comments

Welcome to this week’s Friday with Filip! Earlier this week I wrote about how to organize your thoughts by using tools such as Evernote and XMind. Both of these are very easy to work with but are somewhat limited to getting your thoughts into a persistent format. Since productivity is important to all of us, […]

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Organize your thoughts

Posted by Filip Ekberg on September 25 2012 5 Comments

Do you get a lot of ideas when you go to bed, that you forget in the morning? I sure do and I know that this is very common. The reason that I’ve got explained to me is that because when we go to bed, we relax our entire body & mind. When doing so […]

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Self-publishing a book – Part 3 – Using a good typesetting system

Posted by Filip Ekberg on September 23 2012 8 Comments

This is the third part of the blog series “Self-publishing a book” if you haven’t already check out Part 1 & Part 2. Word was acting up, I spent too much time trying to work around it and less time on the content — this was not going to work. I decided to drop Word. […]

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Self-publishing a book – Part 2 – Back at Square One

Posted by Filip Ekberg on September 2 2012 7 Comments

This is the second part of the blog series “Self-publishing a book” if you haven’t already check out Part 1. I was back to square one, with only my raw material. But the hope was not gone, I now had a goal; I am going to publish a book — but how? What now? At […]

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Self-publishing a book – Part 1 – Where it all began

Posted by Filip Ekberg on August 27 2012 11 Comments

What’s this blog series going to be about? It might not have been clear to everyone that my book C# Smorgasbord was self-published. In short self-publish means that I did not have a publisher that backed me up when writing this book. But if I don’t have a publisher how do I get my book […]

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Communication issues when adapting outsourcing

Posted by Filip Ekberg on December 14 2008 Leave a Comment

Background of Outsourcing A first view Let’s assume that you run a company, no matter if the company is big or small. Just imagine having to build a project where you know that your current staff either doesn’t have the right knowledge to solve this problem or the number of staff members is not sufficient. […]

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