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The Value of Peer Reviews

Published by Sam on Oct 6, 2017 at 14:41pm

As Karl Wiegers said in 2002 and Jeff Atwood echoed 11 years ago in 2006, peer reviews are 'one of the most powerful software quality tools available' and 'are the single biggest thing you can do to improve your code'.

A New Chapter

Published by Joshua on Sept 14, 2017 at 10:37am

The 4th September came around, and I entered the doors of Antelle to be greeted by Tony, who proceeded to show me around the office, especially the tea and coffee area and my workspace. Following this brief introduction, he took me into his office and told me the broad plan for my time here, as well as my first week’s task.

The New Website

Published by Ben on Aug 24, 2017 at 10:23am

You may have noticed things have changed around the blog and the entire Antelle website.  I’m not entirely sure what iteration of it we are on but I’m very happy with how things have turned out.

Microsoft CRM: Early Lessons Learned

Published by Ben on Aug 23, 2017 at 17:31pm

There are a few things that I’ve worked with since beginning work at Antelle that feel too “big” to describe with any sort of justice.  Not unless I could hold your attention for a short novel of a blog post, despite that, I’ll give as abridged a summary as I can.

Pair Programming: Fresh Perspectives

Published by Ben on July 19, 2017 at 11:13am

Hello again,

A few weeks ago I had the genuine pleasure of working with an aspiring developer who joined us for a week of work experience as part of his preparation for his University travels and to help build his experience with the Umbraco CMS and the C# Language.

Tasks, Parallelism and why I'm learning to love Unit Testing

Published by Ben on June 7, 2017 at 11:13am

Hello there.

Since the last blog post there has been some nice progress on where I feel I am, with several Umbraco Projects close to completion I've been left to do more revising and more in-depth learning with C# in preparation for taking on the Microsoft C# Exam for a rematch.

Razor, Estimates and all things nice

Published by Ben on Apr 11, 2017 at 11:11am

Hello again.

It's been a pretty long time and things have moved along and like every gap in between blog posts I'm more experienced, I'm older and (allegedly) wiser.

There have been things to be disappointed about, namely exam results.  However since my last Blog Post I've had some time to work through a few projects and learn some key lessons.

Building Font Imager

Published by Kerrigan on Jan 19, 2017 at 11:09am

Hi, my Name's Kerri. I'm the brains behind the app you've most likely just come from and if you haven't you can find it [here]. I've called it 'Font Imager' for lack of a better name (I'm a programmer, not a product designer), but before I discuss how I built it, let me introduce you to why I built it.