Month: May 2017

  • Visual Studio 2017, .NET Core, MVC and EF on Mac

    I’ve started playing with Visual Studio 2017 on the Mac, pulling across a sample MVC Core + Entity Framework Core tutorial project on the Microsoft site. The tutorial can be found here. I run a Windows in a VirtualBox VM on the Mac, so I have a full Windows 10 + VS 2017 Community install with […]

  • Bitten by PHP DateTime mutability

    I was finishing off phasing in new content and features of my latest project, the Surrey International Writers’ Conference ( website when some reports came in of problems with the published dates of the various writing workshops being held. Workshops all adhere to a common schedule for each day of the 4-day conference, so I created […]

  • You’re doing Scrum wrong

    I’ve had the opportunity to talk to a few local organizations on Scrum, and also had attended some formal Scrum courses ( to sort of align back with the mothership on what Scrum is, or should be. My conclusion is that there is a lot of confusion around Scrum practices which leads unsurprisingly to the […]