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Philosophy as Motivational Tool for Software Crafters Series

Developing software is not that hard. Especially today, when we have fast processors, many gigabytes of RAM memory and all the fancy tools in the world that help us write and maintain code. The software is everywhere, too. From our cars, telephones, home appliances, and watches, to electrical plants, medical equipment, factories and even light bulbs, everything has some piece of code running somewhere in it.

2 comments on “How to use Miyamoto Musashi’s Philosophy to Become Better Software Crafter”

How to use Miyamoto Musashi’s Philosophy to Become Better Software Crafter

Motivation is limited. Remember when you had that great idea about that app. Maybe you even started working on it. That app was your ticket to freedom, escape from 9 to 5 rat race, and the mean for you to become a…

3 comments on “Implementing and testing Repository Pattern using Entity Framework”

Implementing and testing Repository Pattern using Entity Framework

There are many blog posts and misconceptions about Repository Pattern, especially since the introduction of the OR/M libraries, like Entity Framework. In this article, we will investigate why this pattern is still useful, what are the benefits of using it…

3 comments on “Exploring Dependency Injection in C# and Top 3 DI Containers – part 2.”

Exploring Dependency Injection in C# and Top 3 DI Containers – part 2.

In the previous article, we covered some topics that are important for understanding Dependency Injection. We considered that Dependency Injection is not just one principle, but an orchestration of many good practices, like Single Responsibility Principle and Dependency Inversion Principle. Apart from that,…

5 comments on “How to use Marcus Aurelius’s Meditations to Become Better Software Crafter”

How to use Marcus Aurelius’s Meditations to Become Better Software Crafter

Good software developers are, in general, people with many qualities. When talking about a good software developer one would usually use such adjectives as intelligent, hard-working, responsible and so on. What would be the biggest quality that these people have? For me, one of the best characteristics of a good software developer (software craftsman) is self-motivation.