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An ASP.NET/SQL web app developer currently using Angular, WebAPI, Dapper.

1.5 years experience in QA and an ISTQB/ISEB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing.

BA in Philosophy and Computing from University of Kent.

I'm participating in Movember this year, please feel free to donate to: http://mobro.co/tommothias


May
27
accepted Should injecting dependencies be done in the ctor or per method?
May
27
accepted Should points of tech debt be counted in a team's velocity?
May
22
comment Should points of tech debt be counted in a team's velocity?
@BryanOakley I may be mixing in Scrum principles (Pigs/Chickens) with the commitment.
May
22
comment Should points of tech debt be counted in a team's velocity?
@gbjbaanb you commit to points at the start of the sprint. If you don't meet that commitment, you fail. Otherwise it's devolves to "do as much as possible, this is what's important" and becomes kanban.
May
22
asked Should points of tech debt be counted in a team's velocity?
Mar
20
awarded  Curious
Mar
4
awarded  Populist
Jan
5
awarded  Yearling
Oct
3
awarded  Nice Answer
Sep
30
awarded  Explainer
Feb
24
awarded  Enlightened
Feb
24
awarded  Nice Answer
Jan
6
comment Date as software version number
@ChrisLively Absolutely. Speculative documentation and a language like "will be" rather than "expected to be" can be very painful. A good product owner will set the right expectations and plan realistically.
Jan
5
awarded  Yearling
Oct
7
reviewed Close When developing algorithms, is skipping the pen&paper phase a bad habit?
Oct
7
reviewed Close What reading is recommended for an experienced Java/SQL Developer moving to Apache/Tomcat, Postgres, Hibernate
Oct
4
reviewed No Action Needed Does anyone use virtual machines for web development, and why?
Jul
26
awarded  Talkative
Jun
25
awarded  Nice Answer
Jun
6
reviewed Close What is a good rule-of-thumb for naming link-tables?