.NET Development

Event Messaging with Mass Transit


I have been learning more about messaging queues that are utilized for async communications between microservices. In addition, I didn’t want to learn a specific messaging technology (i.e. RabbitMQ or Azure Service Bus,) but instead wanted to learn about some sort of abstraction library that would allow me to...

Business

Best Jira Time Tracking Application


If you spend as much time as I do in Atlassian Jira working on tickets and tracking work, you will be aware that the built-in time tracking is lacking.  Basically when you transition a ticket between workflow items it just asks you how many hours (or partial hours) you worked on a ticket.  You can also add work...

Hiring for any kind of technical role is never without risk. And let’s face it, it can be daunting to assess the nuances of talent and team fit in a few simple interviews plus a code exam. So how *should* we think about the value differences between:

  • great engineer and a decent one
  • An experienced senior engineer or a talented junior
  • unicorn from a yak

Taylor Veino, gun.io Blog