Posts Tagged ‘development’

VersionOne has distilled agile development into a decent looking wall-appropriate poster…

Accelerate Success With The Agile Development Poster | VersionOne.


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Yet Another Podcast, (YAP) this time about the complexity of software development, the different types of complexity of consider, and an all-around interesting conversation.

Panel: Is Software Development Too Complex?

Recorded live at devLink in Nashville, Tennessee. Billy Hollis, Kathleen Dollard, Jim Holmes, and Josh Holmes (no relation) discuss the issue of the complexity of software development. Several .NET celebrities in the audience also chimed in.

via .NET Rocks!.

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This was a fantastic interview that covered a lot of topics I hadn’t really considered before. For example, how to write software that best meets not only the functional requirements of the project, but also the long-term operational requirements. Michael’s book has gone into my Amazon wishlist!

This episode is a discussion with Michael Nygard about his book “Release It” which covers aspects of software architecture you often don’t think of initially when starting to build a system. Some of the points we discussed were capacity planning, recovery as well as making the system suitable for operation in a data center.

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Haven’t given this a try yet but I definitely plan to soon.

I build this tool to help me build ADO.NET Data Services URL query ( for example http://e4d.com/Courses.svc/Courses?$orderby=Date/ )

and to see the result. this is first version, please send feedback…

Key Features:

1. URL IntelliSense

2. URL Tooltip

3. Data Grid View

4. XML Atom View

5. Data Service Metadata View

via ADO.NET Data Services Viewer Tool – Home.

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I’ve yet to use an IDE as friendly and helpful as Visual Studio, and it looks like VS.Php brings that helpfulness to even more developers.

VS.Php is a PHP IDE (integrated development environment) based on Visual Studio IDE. With VS.Php you can design, develop, debug and deploy PHP applications within the Visual Studio IDE. VS.Php key features are around providing rich PHP editor as well as Smarty editing capabilities. Also is the ability to debug PHP scripts locally as well as remotely.


  • Be more productive and obtain faster results
  • Build dynamic web applications and web services using PHP
  • Collaborate better with your software team
  • Ensure quality early and often throughout the development process
  • Deploy your application securely
  • Leverage your existing software tool investment

Php IDE – VS.Php for Visual Studio | Jcx.Software Corp..

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