Friday with Filip – Know your tools

Posted by Filip Ekberg on November 9 2012 3 Comments

Welcome to this week’s Friday with Filip! There’s a saying that goes like this: Use the right tool for the right job Even if you find the right tool for your job, do you know how to use the tool correctly? This is exactly what I want to talk about this Friday; you need to […]

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Friday with Filip – Dependency cycles & Spaghetti code

Posted by Filip Ekberg on November 2 2012 2 Comments

Welcome to this week’s Friday with Filip! Last week I shared the first part in a very interesting session that I had the pleasure to do with Patrick over at NDepend. Having readable code and manageable solutions is very important but in some cases small changes that might see, trivial to you, might not be […]

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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 – Dealing with Code Complexity

Posted by Filip Ekberg on October 12 2012 2 Comments

Welcome to this week’s Friday with Filip! Yet another interesting week has passed with lots of things to discuss. Before we dig into this week’s subject, I just want to take a brief moment to share something interesting that I found (it was recommended by someone I know from IRC). There’s a hosting company called […]

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Friday with Filip – Joining new projects

Posted by Filip Ekberg on October 5 2012 1 Comment

Welcome to this week’s Friday with Filip! The last three Fridays we’ve looked at how to become more productive, how to increase security in your web applications and how to adapt to a real testing strategy. This week I want to talk about how I get deep into the new projects that I join, fast. […]

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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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Do you care about web security?

Posted by Filip Ekberg on September 21 2012 1 Comment

I was once put in a project where a lot of the architecture and development was already in place. Immediately when I started working with the project I gave the other team members my thoughts on improvements, some of them regarding testing and some of the regarding security. Last week we focused on the testing, […]

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Friday with Filip – Do you use a decent testing strategy?

Posted by Filip Ekberg on September 14 2012 6 Comments

Welcome to Friday with Filip! Wow, am I excited or what! I was out on a “developer lunch” in Gothenburg with some very nice people and we started talking about blogging, teaching and other fun stuff like that. We started discussing how I usually have what we call “CodeStar” at work; each Friday I teach […]

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