Review: Start Small, Stay Small: A Developer’s Guide to Launching a Startup by Rob Walling

I found this book while I was purchasing The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses by Eric Reis. Funny how I finished it before Reis’ book. It’s probably because Walling does a good job of getting right into showing you what he’s talking about while Reis starts off proving the method Read more […]

The Portfolio Argument – You’re not doing us a favor

I was browsing through Craigslist looking for ideas for projects to build when I came across this advertisement for a Yoga instructor.  At first glance, I thought nothing of it. It’s like a lot of small time sole proprietorship and service providers. I probably fall within those bounds myself since I am also a service provider (I provide programming Read more […]

I’m An Author: C# for Beginners

It’s official. I’m now a published training author.  I wrote and recorded a new course on C# for Beginners. It’s geared towards beginner programmers looking to learn C#.  Most other beginning courses started with console applications. I did something a little different. I start people out directly on windows applications. Check it out: http://www.udemy.com/c-for-beginners/ Read more […]

Justifying Software Feature Requirements

I’m currently working on a project team moving towards and using the Agile Development Process. Something has recently come up that is a good topic for discussion both from the developers viewpoint and the stakeholder (person/company paying for development).  Just to make this clear, this project has a lot of potential.  It also has a limited budget. Read more […]