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Timothy McGrath

i'm a .net dev that loves learning new things

Location charlotte, nc Joined Joined on  GitHub logo
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software developer at vectorvest

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re: Nevertheless, Ali Coded
This is so gross. Sorry you have to experience the internet...
re: The Great Azure DevOps Migration - Part 3: Clean
Good question. I ended up purging all shelvesets to make th...
re: Are you reading the "What's New" in .NET docs?
I need an RSS Feed for the monthly update. That'd make this...
re: The Bright Side of Imposter Syndrome.
Great post! I don't know how anyone can feel perfectly conf...
re: What's a promising area that you are investing in for the future?
Our industry moves so fast that it is impossible to keep up...
re: The Dark Side of Microservices
Good post! A microservices approach is hard. We are somewhe...
re: How to convince devs to do more testing
I use TDD for business logic, but convincing others to do i...
re: Death by Interfaces?
I think in general, interfaces are the right choice over ba...
re: S.O.S.: you might suffer from F.O.M.O.! ( About Fear of Missing Out and Shiny Object Syndrome)
Great post! I often feel overwhelmed by the number of thing...
re: The Developer Tool You Can't Live Without
This is the best for SQL queries that I need to write off o...
re: Escape from Nuget Hell
Thanks Katie! Good question... As I understand it, you no l...
re: You're Not An Impostor
Great post! I think I'm going to feel like an imposter fore...
re: Become a +10% engineer
Agreed. I always try to take the time to document things th...
re: Why Every Junior Developer Needs A Senior Developer
Good points. I wish I had a senior dev to help me out when ...
re: .NET Core Dependency Injection: Everything You Ought To Know
That strategy pattern code is interesting. I had no idea yo...
re: .NET Core Dependency Injection: Everything You Ought To Know
So, in your example, you have a Car that takes a HondaEngin...
re: The Curious Case of nvarchar and varchar in Entity Framework
I remember having similar issues with Microsoft's ADO.NET f...
re: Finally Building An Actual Thing
Great job! Creating stuff is so fun. And completing somethi...
re: On Being a Hopelessly Insecure Programmer
I think a lot of people feel this way, even people that loo...
re: Halfway Through 2019! New Years' Goals/Resolutions Check-In
I love setting year long goals as well. As well as monthly ...
re: Should behavioural changes be considered breaking changes under SemVer?
I think a behavioral change should definitely be a breaking...
re: GPA Isn't Everything
Once I graduated college I don't think anyone ever cared ab...
re: .NET Technology Stacks for Windows Desktop Development
Yep, I have a huge WPF project that I'm looking at migratin...
re: .NET Technology Stacks for Windows Desktop Development
If you do choose WPF or WinForms for any new projects, you ...
re: Discuss: GitHub Special Event
If it's just Dark Mode in GitHub, I'll be very disappointed...
re: Why use WCF?
We still have a lot of WCF services running in our backend....
re: ELI5: Git Rebase vs. Merge
I basically always rebase if I'm moving changes away from m...
re: Are you a multi-passionate developer?
I think this is a big issue in our field. It moves so fast ...
re: Are you a multi-passionate developer?
Handstand practice jumps out to me here as, is that a real ...
re: Writing Good Method & Variable Names
Naming is so hard. I'm also much better at pointing out pro...
re: Writing Good Method & Variable Names
Ha. I wish it had just contained return id;
re: Five Big Questions About Microservices to Answer This Year
Great post! I already have an SOA-ish architecture with a f...
re: Don't Forget to Take Breaks
I used to be really bad about this. But I now try to work o...
re: Neither You nor Your Work Has to be Perfect
Great post! I used to have a ton of trouble knowing when I ...
re: For the Love of Bleep! Building a Scalable Monitoring System
Good post. I have this issue, too... there are too many ale...
re: Curing the Superhero syndrome in software engineering
I think the problem with a coworker who constantly works ex...
re: Curing the Superhero syndrome in software engineering
Now I'm worried that I'm the superhero... 😀
re: Music & Coding: let's take a survey
I avoid anything with lyrics. Piano or guitar works well f...
re: To comment or not to comment?
I have coworkers who would comment every property as if it ...
re: A dev's guide to meditation - part 1
Probably like many developers, I trend to get caught in a l...
re: A dev's guide to meditation - part 1
Great post. I use Calm for a daily meditation and it always...
re: Why you should not use (long-lived) feature branches
Interesting article, I just think the 1 or 2 day limit is a...
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