Category Archives: Basics

10 years as a developer

Looking back over the last ten years Today I have officially spent ten years working as a .net developer Getting into the game When I left secondary school, I originally wanted to go into the hotel industry, and I spent two years studying leadership and management in hospitality in college. However midway through my course, I decided that… Read More »

What developers need to know today

That is, what does a developer who has been working with .NET for the last few years need to know in order to get past an interview. (Recently I have been on the hiring side in interviews) Basic skills If in an interview you rate yourself a 7 out of 10 in your knowledge of c#. I would… Read More »

.Net Basics – Parameter Referencing

As a developer who thinks in C# but who works with VB from time to time, I tend not define if a parameter is ByRef or ByVal unless I have to. I have also at times needed to describe why an application wasn’t breaking when I was assigning a value to an object’s property in a called function… Read More »