The Recovering Micromanager’s Guide to Letting Your Developers Work

The Recovering Micromanager’s Guide to Letting Your Developers Work

Note: I originally wrote this post for the Rollout.IO blog, here is the original post. It’s Friday at 4 PM. You wish this status meeting was over, yet it drones on. It’s impossible to stay focused, knowing that in four hours, you and your family are boarding a plane to Mexico for a long-planned and much-needed…

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Delegation As a Developer: Building the Next You

Delegation As a Developer: Building the Next You

Note: I originally wrote this post for the nDepend blog, here is the original post. “I love me some me!”   Yes, there’s more than just an ounce of truth in that statement said by the great NFL receiver Terrell Owens.  Terrell loved some Terrell. In fact, if you knew one thing about the man, it’s…

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Hungarian Notation Postmortem: What Went Wrong?

Hungarian Notation Postmortem: What Went Wrong?

Note: I originally wrote this post for submain who have some great developer and DBA Tools. Submain is also where you can read the original post. Is Hungarian notation really adjDead? Suggesting a postmortem might be a bit premature, but it could be fun to take a quick dive into what we’ve learned from a really…

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Steady Nerves! Powershell for Peace of Mind

Steady Nerves! Powershell for Peace of Mind

Can Powershell help me with mundane tasks?  Absolutely!  I work for an enterprise financial entity that supports thousands of clients.  Currently I am working on an internal web application that is critical for our customer support representatives (CSRs) to service our clients.  This application has been up and running for a few years now, but…

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