ne of the mantras of post-modern software development and agile delivery in general is to fail fast, fail early. The thinking behind this approach makes total sense but can seem counter-productive, especially to teams who might be more used to traditional approaches. Continue reading “sbmc development”
recently wrote article on machine learning and design pattern best practices and published it on Linked In. It was inspired by the 43 rules that google published when creating machine learning enhanced web applications. Continue reading “Machine Learning and Design Pattern Best Practices”
hat is the £3 bet? Well it is just a bit of fun really. It is also an interesting psychological tool to help you make yourself or others consider the point you are making in a little more depth. Continue reading “The £3 bet”
n software development there is often a decision to be made on whether to ‘build or buy’, should we create X from scratch, or use or adapt a product built by someone else? I came across this decision recently when it became apparent that the platform I was architecting needed some sort of messaging system. Continue reading “Building an efficient, lightweight message bus”
ttp verbs, or header fields, are an important part of a RESTful api request, they allow us to separate and identify the requests purpose and enable all possible CRUD (create, read/retrieve, update, delete) operations which end users/BAs etc are more commonly used to describing.
There is not a direct mapping to between the http verbs and the CRUD operations and a misunderstanding of this mapping can be the source of over complicated explanations and wrong uses. This post looks to explain how this misunderstanding can come about and set right the purpose of the verbs. Continue reading “How to really use PUT, POST and PATCH in a RESTful API”
few years ago I was parachuted into a team where the Project Board had lost confidence in the way the project was being run. I did as I usually do in these situations and put a little more structure in place. Continue reading “Three ways to improve your comms”
o you want to become a project manager? Well who can blame you? With all those glamorous start-studded parties to attend (ha ha!), the respect and adoration that comes with the role, and of course you know you’ll get all of the praise when the project turns out well and none of the blame when it doesn’t! Continue reading “So you want to be a Project Manager?”
ver wondered why you are left with all those follow on activities at the end of a project that were never in the original plan?