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Coding

Maintainable vs Correct

Joe Eames recently put up a poll on Twitter asking whether developers thought the correctness of code was more important than maintainability. I voted for maintainability but many responders disagreed. Given the constraints of a 140 character tweet I thought I’d write a blog post to clarify my thinking… Right up front I should say […]

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Coding

C# 9 init

I really like the looking of what’s coming in C# 9. My favourite features so far scratches an itch that previously just wouldn’t go away. When creating a class with readonly properties prior to C# 9 you had to write something like this… … which is fine in as far as it goes but you […]

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Grumpy

Blimey! There’s a lot to Learn …

I have some great friends from school but looking back on it the actual education was, for the most part, pretty indifferent. I love science & technology and I’m utterly absorbed by history, current affairs and all forms of general knowledge. Maths is a bit of bugger, but I’m still plugging away at beating it […]