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 (www.siwc.ca) 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 (scrum.org) 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 […]