The push for new and shiny solutions to old known problems

As a species we have always been attracted to novelty. This has probably served us well for things with short feedback loops as we quickly learnt whether the “new and shiny” thing actually helped us or harmed us. In software development the JavaScript community has been notorious for “new and shiny” frameworks. This has - … Continue reading The push for new and shiny solutions to old known problems

As freelance developer coding is maximum 50% of the job

As a freelance developer you are hired to deliver results. These results will, of course, in part be measured in the code that you write. But more so than full time employees, your success as a freelance developer depends on a lot more than your written code. When starting out as a software developer you … Continue reading As freelance developer coding is maximum 50% of the job

Override SaveChanges – EF database first – set properties

Entity Framework can be both a blessing and a curse - especially EF database first. For startups and small clean sheet projects it really works wonders. You can get so much done in very little time. But once you have to work within the constraints of corporate structure and corporate security, then you quickly run … Continue reading Override SaveChanges – EF database first – set properties