Category: Software Delivery

 

April 2, 2021

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0 minute read

Why you need a UI/UX designer on your team

Lean TECHniques

Great software project teams are able to produce application features quickly that provide users with the most amount of value. If you don’t have a UI/UX designer on your team, you’re risking the design of your application experience short-changing your users.

August 21, 2020

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7 minute read

A Functional Approach to The Builder Pattern

Chase Hardin
Chase Hardin

As a coder, the builder pattern is my go-to. It makes data setup extremely easy – instantiate a class, chain some methods together, and finish by executing a build method. However, every time I write a builder class, I can’t help but wonder if there’s a more functional approach that completely removes state.

May 26, 2020

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2 minute read

Patterns Revisited Part 1

Lean TECHniques

During the 1990s object-oriented programming was beginning to take the software world by storm. C++ and Java were some of the most popular programming languages. Walking into a bookstore and browsing to the computer section you would find books of all sorts on object-oriented development and design.

June 5, 2020

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3 minute read

Patterns Revisited Singleton

Lean TECHniques

Globals are bad. Data should be encapsulated and only available when needed. These are some of the first things you learn when you start to program. If there are multiple actors that can write to shared data, side affects can occur.

April 9, 2020

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5 minute read

Stop Thinking About Plumbing

Lean TECHniques

Plumbing is software is any code related to wiring things together. This could be code that listens to queue messages. The code that listens for queue messages is plumbing code that is often written over and over again in applications.

December 19, 2022

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5 minute read

The 8 Golden Rules of UI Design

Matt Smith
Matt Smith

In the age of Twitter threads and Instagram reels, it’s easy to get caught up in wanting to try out every hot trend promising to change your life.