Great article on writing clean C# code

This is just gold. For any newbie touching C# please read this document – covers some really simple yet very important guidelines:

http://www.c-sharpcorner.com/article/tips-for-writing-clean-and-best-code-in-c-sharp/

 

Reminder vacation program for developers in Melbourne and Canberra Dec 2015 and Jan 2016

I know I blogged about this  a few days ago but I need to do a reminder already:

University students interested in software engineering in Canberra and Melbourne have a look at a new program available in run by Xero

Details about the vacation program:

https://www.xero.com/au/about/careers/vacation/about/

Details about the developer roles:

https://www.xero.com/au/about/careers/vacation/roles/#product

Skillset,Skillset,Skillset!!!

Sensational short article about career planning by one of my favourite devlopers:

http://ayende.com/blog/171297/career-planning-the-age-of-least-resistance

I know Balmer said the famous:

But I’ll add the three thiings – I talk to my developers about any day we talk career development

Skillset

Skillset

Skillset

Keep your skillset up do date!!!

Making Badass Developers – Kathy Sierra (Serious Pony) keynote

Really cool short video from Kathy Sierra on “how to be a badass developer” … not sure I’d give it that heading because I think its a really interesting idea for allowing programmers/software engineers to improve skills. Give it a watch…