This week we talk about all of the bad things we’ve done while making software. The good, the bad, … oh wait, it compiles, never mind.
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Things We Discussed
- Database first approach
- Popular frameworks/platforms
- The three types of development: services, application/product, and line of business application
- Declarative vs Procedural
- Pitfalls of the database first approach
- Are ORMs a pitfall? Do they promote a lack of boundaries?
- The Lord of the Rings problem
- … one database to rule them all
- … or one ORM to rule them all
- The repository pattern
- What can we learn from the Linux architecture
- So, where do YOU start?
- DB? UI?
- Pitfalls of the code first approach
- Don’t worry about scale unless you actually need it
- SPAs vs web pages
- We went too far with SPAs
- jQuery was the golden age?
- Or should DOM Manipulation die?
- Ah, the days of frames and iframes
- Domain Driven Design
- Onion Architecture
- John Deere … wait, what?
- Treat yourself to a new video card. Specifically, the EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 (available at Amazon).
Resources We Like
We seem to mention the MVP a lot. Get your copy of The Lean Startup (available at Amazon) to learn more.
Tip of the Week
- Bootstrap Studio – Mentioned by Joe Riedly and Paul Seal
- Use Chrome’s Screenshot feature within the Network tab – Mentioned by Edward Lichtman
Edward in Slack – https://codingblocks.slack.com/team/elichtman
Edward on LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/in/edwardlichtman/
- Use Visual Studio Team Services free tier … free Git repos
- https://regex101.com/ – A fiddle for your regex – Mentioned by Jamie Taylor
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