archive: 2006/12

Best Edmonton Tech Posts in 2006

Inspired by this post by Des Traynor, I’m compiling the top posts for the local community in 2006.  Here they are in no specific order. Steven Rockarts on the Decompose Conditional Pattern Thi

Roy Osherove on Continuous Integration and Agile

The more I see of Roy Osherove presenting, the more I like his style.  It’s understated, but he doesn’t miss covering and emphasizing the important points.  Maybe one day we will get him up

I tried to be EViL today

I know what all of you are thinking  “Oooohhh, this is going to be good.  I better pick up tomorrows Frostbitten Times to see what carnage appears on the front page.”  Sorry to disappoi

Rob Windsor @ Edmug

Last night my old buddy (he claims the Leafs have won the cup in his life time….musta been programming on papyrus back then Rob!) Rob Windsor presented to Edmug on An Introduction to WCF.  He did

Tweaking Cyclomatic Complexity Calculations

I’ve been looking at a number of different tools and techniques that I can implement at work to help us figure out where this pile of code that our team has inherited is in the most trouble.  One

.NET training in Edmonton

When you live out here in the hinterland, good software development training is hard to come by.  When it does roll around it’s usually not for the technology or tools that you’re using.  Ti

Unique values for surrogate keys

Don’t you hate those days when you think you’ve seen and heard it all only to find out that there is one more thing that is going to make you want to poke your eyes out?  Well, today I went past