For the .NET Newbie Podcasts list, the entries must fit certain criteria. First off, they must talk about .NET and issues surrounding it. Secondly, it only makes sense for developers and programmers that use that platform to share their opinions. Lastly, it must satisfy your inner geek.
You may have heard about "The Joel Test" before. It's a checklist of sorts, of things that you should look for before joining another software team. This checklist was written more than 17 years ago! What might we change or include if we were to make a new list today?
So you're unit testing, and perhaps even practicing Test Driven Development (TDD). Congratulations! You're likely better than at least half of your peers! There is just one thing you cannot figure out. How am I supposed to just test one thing when my code has dependencies? Enter Mocking!
If you want to be a Microsoft stack developer, which technologies would be the most helpful for you to learn? Web developers are a dime a dozen, but those developers skills in Microsoft technologies have a better career advantage.
In the rush to figure out exactly how much something is going to cost, even though we're practicing scrum has introduced some bad habits. One of those bad habits is pre-maturely designing your software.
Are you the ideal team player? Is your team made up of ideal team players? Patrick Lencioni discusses the three most important characteristics of the ideal team player in his book, The Ideal Team Player.