Michael Williamson

Michael is a software developer who likes to try out different approaches and technologies. He hates inheritance, advocates test-driven development, and thinks that the first three Wallace and Gromit shorts are quite possibly the finest hour and a half of video ever made. He blogs at http://mike.zwobble.org.

27 September 2012
27 September 2012

Modularity through HTTP

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As programmers, we strive for modularity in the code we write. We hope that splitting the problem up makes it easier to solve, and allows us to reuse parts of our code in other applications. Object-orientation is the most obvious of many attempts to get us closer to this ideal, and yet one of the … Read more
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12 July 2012
12 July 2012

Code reviews at Red Gate

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A couple of other Red Gate developers, namely Mat Burton and David Conlin, and I were tasked by Jeff Foster, our head of software engineering, to try to improve the communication between the developers. We quickly came to the idea of code reviews — whether formal or informal, they tend to be fairly cheap and … Read more
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