TFS, Git, Pull Requests and Code Reviews

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“Change is the only constant in life.” - Heraclitus

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Automating ASP.NET Deployments with Jenkins

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Deploying ASP.NET web applications is a breeze with Jenkins and can really improve continuous integration/testing environment for UAT.  It is also possible to do production deployments with scheduled builds.

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Requirements

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“Requirements rarely lie on the surface.  Normally, they’re buried deep beneath layers of assumptions, misconceptions, and politics.”

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The Beauty and Power of Remote Work

I am not a 100% remote worker but all my remote software development consulting is 100% - remote.  Communication is the key to having a good relationship with a client and having great results. If you can only send a message saying that you will look at something it is better than silence.  Communicating with yourself about realistic deadlines will help yourself mange your schedule helping to prevent burn-out.  Remote software development is a combination of the beauty and power of its discipline.

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Sane Database Warehousing

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Database warehousing is a critical tool in the skill set of a developer. The ability to take normalized data and store it in a non-normalized dataset can increase loading times, reduce calculations and generate a large ROI. Large datasets will benefit dramatically from a warehouse of commonly/frequently accessed data facts.

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