Why does anyone even bother with Visual Studio? Here’s yet another ludicrous example. I wanted to put a reportviewer control onto a webpage and deploy it. First issue; no report viewer control in the toolbox. This is not installed by default so off you trot to control panel and have to change your VS 2015 install and […]
So I am doing some PHP development work at the moment and I need to deploy this to an IIS server. So MS in their infinite wisdom have yet another three letter acronym (WPI) for their ‘Web Platform Installer’. The premise being that it makes it easy to install extensions for IIS. Having to deploy […]
I noticed that this blog has been neglected for some time so time to get back into it and report on trials and tribulations in software development world! I am going to be covering what tools I am currently using, looking at trends in software development and doing reviews of frameworks.
The word is Swift. So, if you haven’t heard already the web is buzzing with announcement that Apple made at this years Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC). They unveiled a brand new programming language called Swift. The reason for releasing a new programming language is that Apple are looking, longer term to replace their existing, ageing […]
The udemy platform continues to be a great way to share knowledge. Of all the current courses I have done are now available from this link. If you want something of a technical bias then there is SQL (a core skill for anyone not just techies!), SQL reporting or for those of a more business […]
So cross platform from one code base is the holy grail. We spend alot of time looking at tools on the market as for us its about improving delivery times and maintainability. What you typically find however is that where a tool is cross platform it covers *some* platforms but not all. Additionally some tools […]
I have developed a SQL tutorial for anyone wishing to learn the basics of SQL and start working with Microsoft SQL Server. The course has videos, course outlines, PDF versions of the courseware. You can get it here.
So you’ve bought yourself a copy of ‘The Lean Startup‘ you’ve read countless web articles and you know what MVP stands for. O and its ‘minimum viable product’ if you didn’t know. What is MVP? Well in a nutshell its a prototype or a delivery of your product and/or service with the absolute minimum feature […]
You know there is huge demand for apps and people who have an idea want to get it developed as cheaply as possible. Sure, we understand, thats just human nature. We all want to get something as cheaply as we can. However, the issue is that there can be complete blindness as to How good […]