Software development

This is how we Jam!

by michal.warkocz on 30th January 2015

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A quick guide on how to win a Game Jam

Have you ever considered joining any coding marathon like a Game Jam, but were too afraid to do it? Or did you join one and it didn’t go as you planned? If your answer to any of those question was ‘Yes’ – don’t worry. It happened to most (if not all) of us. Here is a quick guide on how to organise your work and team to make a successful project during 48 hours. Although this guide is based on experience from Game Jam events, basic concept and rules are applicable to any coding marathon. Read the full article →

Magic Strings – No More!

by michal.warkocz December 30, 2014 Architecture
Thumbnail image for Magic Strings – No More! How many times have you had to work with some Legacy code? Was it readable? Silly question… But what was the main problem? If the code was written in an unclear way and you did not have any idea how to refactor it please visit my post under this LINK. I have recently stumbled across another […]
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ORMs – Love them or hate them?

by PBorowa December 18, 2014 Architecture
Thumbnail image for ORMs – Love them or hate them? For many reasons we have grown to love our ORMs. We enjoy the simplicity of Entity Framework, the way it separates us from the old much unappreciated world of stored procedures and the T-SQL. We also love the nHibernate for its maturity and the amount of features it provides.
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Clean Code – Is my code always readable?

by michal.warkocz December 11, 2014 Architecture
Thumbnail image for Clean Code – Is my code always readable? Did you ever have to go back to a fragment of code that you wrote a month or year ago? How did it feel? Was it easy or did you have to figure out how it worked from scratch? If you need more than just one look, there is a good chance that you are […]
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Software Architecture Canvas – a brother of the business model canvas?

by PBorowa July 17, 2014 Architecture
Thumbnail image for Software Architecture Canvas – a brother of the business model canvas? Have you ever heard of the business model canvas? If so, then you know that it is basically a board of basic elements which need to be evaluated in the process of creating a product and the business around it. Have you ever wondered if such a model could be created for a software design […]
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Durandal — your new favourite client-side framework

by PBorowa July 9, 2014 Architecture

So you were researching JavaScript frameworks to host your new single page application? Was angular too much or perhaps you don’t have time to learn its relatively complex structure? If answers to both of these questions is “Yes”, then you are probably looking for Durandal, let me introduce it to you.

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