.NET Cold Starts

.NET Cold Starts

I love .NET and C#, and I think it is the best platform for writing software in many ways. C# was created to make it easier to write quality business software. And it has evolved to be better and better. But there is one thing that still isn’t fixed with .NET:...
Avalonia

Avalonia

I am always on the lookout for new tools and frameworks for writing software. While I bump into many tools that I’ll probably never use, Avalonia is one that I actually hope to try out soon. For me, Avalonia is a spiritual successor of WPF (Windows Presentation...
Earned Value

Earned Value

Tracking project progress isn’t as simple as you would think. Common questions often include, “are we there yet?”, “are we going to end over budget?”, and “are we going to end past the schedule?” These questions keep people up at night. And the...
Scaffolding

Scaffolding

Sometimes we just need a few screens to perform some basic data editing. Often this is necessary for an admin system. We could build full systems for that (which has some advantages), but we might be better off with some scaffolded UI. In software development,...
RBAC vs ABAC

RBAC vs ABAC

Most modern systems have some form of authentication and authorization. Authentication refers to figuring out who someone is (think of user login). Authorization refers to figuring out what a user can do within a system. Just because a user can log in does not mean...