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Writing a Better Abstract

Channeling Dexter The first thing that any abstract needs to do is connect with the potential audience. This is hard, especially when you’re dealing...
Rob Conery
6 min read

Repositories On Top UnitOfWork Are Not a Good Idea

The Rationale It’s generally believed that by using the Repository pattern, you can (in summary) “decouple” your data access from your domain and “expose...
Rob Conery
5 min read

PHP or ASP.NET: Did I Do The Right Thing?

It Was 2001, and I Had a Decision To Make Imagine if you could go back and rebase your technical career. What pivotal moments...
Rob Conery
5 min read

Minty: Wrapping It Up

So, What Do We Have Here? In the last post I used Node’s event library to help me unwind the callback Pyramid of Pain....
Rob Conery
1 min read

Minty: Working The Evented Pattern

Refactoring, Refactoring I’m stumbling my way to something interesting here… but things aren’t feeling exactly right. I do like the way that my code...
Rob Conery
5 min read

Minty: Conveying an API

http://www.overclockersonline.net/?p=50001662 Feedback So Far I’ve received a number of great comments – thank you! People seem to be of the same mind that the...
Rob Conery
7 min read

Minty: Refactor 1 – Moving To a Document DB

Image Credit: http://cobaltpm.com/keep-it-simple-and-succeed/ This Can Be Simpler In my post about building the model I kicked up Sequelize, defined an Article, and went about...
Rob Conery
5 min read

Minty: Razing the Pyramid of Pain

##So Much Code For Such a Simple Thing… I can barely type that sentence without feeling a twinge of … not-happy. In the last...
Rob Conery
7 min read

Minty: Sanity Check One

http://mashable.com/2012/07/28/tetris-god-video/ Before We Get Too Far One of the reasons I like spiking things is so I can get a feel for what my...
Rob Conery
7 min read

Minty: Writing The First Specs

http://threa.deviantart.com/art/marionette-196331073 ##Where To Start? All I have right now is the notion of an Article – a pretty basic idea of a “model”. I...
Rob Conery
4 min read