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If we start with the premise that having code reviews is better than not having them, the next step is to figure out how to make them better. And though we’re all aware that code reviews are a good thing, they can quickly degenerate into toxic scenarios.…
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Welcome to another installment of the “CodeIt.RightRules Explained” series. If the previous sentence doesn’t mean anything to you, don’t despair—here’s a quick recap. CodeIt.Right is one of the SubMain’s offerings. You can think of it as an automated code…
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Ah…error messages. Sometimes very useful, other times not so much, but always present in a developer’s life. And that’s what today’s post is about. Not “error messages” in general, but one message in particular: “String was not recognized as a valid…
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There are certain tools that have become indispensable for developers in this day and age. These tools often start as “nice-to-haves” but quickly graduate to “must-haves” due to the benefits they provide. Once you get used to relying on them, it’s…
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I am curious about how infrequent automated code reviews seem to be in the workplace. As software developers, we pride ourselves on our ability to automate away other people’s problems. Much of what we do is scrutinizing manual work done by our…
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We’ve all been in that situation where you’re streaming along, banging out some sick code for a new feature. You’re excited to see how many minds you’ll blow when you demo it. And then you see a blip on your radar. Something is going wrong with your…
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Ahh, C# structs: a classic carryover from the C/C++ days. Have you ever used one? Wondering how they work? Well, they are similar to classes with some substantial differences. Structs have niche value to us as C# developers. You don’t often need them, but…
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Why do we need code comments? I would not be surprised if your first answer is, “We don’t.” I get it. Senior developer after senior developer has taught us that “comments are bad.” And we cheerfully nod our heads, saying, “I am smarter for not using…
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Time for yet another deep dive into three more CodeIt.Right Rules. For those of you who don’t know about our CodeIt.Right Rules series, here’s a brief explanation. CodeIt.Right is one of the tools offered by SubMain. It’s a static code analyzer tool or,…
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It seems easy for people to say things like “LOL, Web Forms” or “Web Forms is dead.” Web Forms sometimes gets very little respect from the .NET development community. We look forward in time, forgetting the giants on whose shoulders we stand. It was…
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