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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Let’s write better software

Posted by Filip Ekberg on September 27 2012 3 Comments

Bugs are an expectation instead of an exception Technology have been a big part of my life ever since I was a kid. If it wasn’t a console it was a computer and later came the mobile phone. All these things running on electricity have always interested me. My first mobile phone was a Nokia […]

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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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Using the C# Interactive Window that comes with Roslyn – Part 2

Posted by Filip Ekberg on November 25 2011 1 Comment

In the previous post we looked over an introduction to the C# Interactive Window that comes with Roslyn, now let’s have a look at some things in the c# interactive window that will increase your productivity! I want to thank Kevin Pilch-Bisson ( @Pilchie ) for pointing some of these things out. One question that […]

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Using the C# Interactive Window that comes with Roslyn

Posted by Filip Ekberg on November 14 2011 4 Comments

I often find myself wanting to explore new options and see what is possible to do and what is not, at other times I might really need to test something fast just to see if my concept will work. In the past I’ve either created a test for this, mocking the stuff that I need […]

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Will rewriting my code to the newest hottest framework version be a productive step?

Posted by Filip Ekberg on December 5 2010 1 Comment

This is by far the most asked question I’ve seen around the net besides the obvious questions like “How do you do X and why doesn’t Y work?”. There is a simple answer: If the code works and is patchable, we don’t need to rewrite. I’ve heard that line countless of times from both customers […]

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