Things to remember….

It’s going to take time to gain a level of competency and knowledge.   Don’t expect everything to “click” overnight. Realise you can’t know everything.  Your head would explode so don’t worry about it ! Focus on one thing at a time.   Don’t worry about the latest ideas, tools etc. until you’ve finished the one you’re looking at. …

Creating Projects

I’m going to use the structure I mentioned in my previous post, Project Structure, to hold the solution and it’s projects. The first step is to create the solution in Visual Studio.  (slight delay here while I install it…..)

Project Structure

The beginning is always a good place to start so they say so before I start any coding I’m going to think about the application or project structure. What does a project consist of?  Sure there’s the source code project(s) but is there anything else that is a fundamental part of a project?  One of the things we’ve struck…

Doing a tour to see Le Tour!

Talking with John and Justin (work colleagues) back before Christmas we decided that a trip to see a day or two of the 2008 Tour De France would be good.  Initially we went through a few possibilities: Car with our own bikes so we could do a bit ourselves (not the climbs) Flying in and hiring…

Where do I start? At the bottom.

This is my first blog and my first blog posting.  What I’m going to do here is outline why I’ve started the blog and what I hope to achieve with it. Ready? OK…..I’ll start….and bear with me until I find where I’m going. Background? I’m a systems analyst/developer who has been writing code in industry…