Managing Technical Learning

As a Software Developer I am continuously learning, trying to improve my skillset and stay on top of the latest advances within the industry. Very recently I have been finding that I have a long list of languages, tools and techniques in my head that I want to learn more…

Auto-mapping MVC ViewModels

I recently came across a blog post on LosTechies detailing how AutoMapper could be used to map from models to ViewModels in MVC controllers utilising custom ActionFilters. I found this to be a fantastic way of keeping the code in our controller actions concise, avoiding 'fat controllers'. In essence it…

Don’t be afraid to delete code

Today I did something drastic! I deleted almost all the code I had been working on over the last week or so and started again. I’m currently working on a new application at work being written in AngularJS. This is the first real experience I’ve had with AngularJS…