Monthly Archives: March 2009

Drastically leverage your Code Reviews

  Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 I usually try to avoid superlative in blog posts’ titles but I am really enthusiast about the last 2.12 version of NDepend that we just released. As usual, before releasing … Continue reading 

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My 100th blog post: Top 5 development practices you should care for

  This is a modest number but I am happy to have reached it, especially taking account that I spend several hours for each post. I try to maintain around one post per week since June 2007.   I am … Continue reading 

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Analyzing the code base of CruiseControl.NET

  As I already did with several popular.NET projects like NUnit, NHibernate, .NET Framework, Silverlight, I found interesting to see what we can say about their architecture, structure and quality. To do so, I use the static analyzer NDepend and … Continue reading 

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Some Visual Studio Tips

  Here are a few non-trivial tips for .NET developers. The first ones are from the excellent blog of Sara Ford. If you don’t know her work, I would advise you should go and also read her book: Visual Studio … Continue reading 

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Development Psychology, Technical debt and The next feature syndrome

  I would like to describe here a harmful scenario I have seen in many different occasions. Typically, a software is built through iterations and each iteration is an occasion to add new feature(s). At the beginning of a project, … Continue reading 

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