Tiny tips: Use cheat sheets

This is one of the "Tiny tips" series.The purpose is to share little pieces of helpful practices and tricks that will make your work better and more pleasant.Take a look at the other tyny tips like: Automate your environment. Upgrade your working environment by surrounding yourself with easily accessible helpers. Print out some useful (for you) … Continue reading Tiny tips: Use cheat sheets

Workshop: Principles, practices and professionalism in software development (in Bulgarian)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SoBDqeRRpLk This is a workshop organized by "Software University" / aka SoftUni / (Sofia, Bulgaria) which took place on 21-st of Jan, 2021. The content which I covered here is about some good practices for software developers, a time management technique, the root OOP principles, SOLID, Composition over Inheritance, Design Patterns and Software Architecture Patterns … Continue reading Workshop: Principles, practices and professionalism in software development (in Bulgarian)

Visual Studio: Remove deleted branches on GIT fetch

Something small and easy but useful. I always google it when I setup a new Dev environment.If you are also working with Visual Studio and its built in GIT integration, then you have noticed that the remote branches shown under the Branches tree in the Team Explorer, are only increasing. Even some of the branches … Continue reading Visual Studio: Remove deleted branches on GIT fetch

Add and update values in BehaviorSubject (Angular)

BehaviorSubject example The BehaviorSubject is one of the 4 variants of RxJS Subjects ("a special type of Observable which shares a single execution path among observers"). The BehaviorSubject keeps the last emitted value from the observable object and can be returned to the subscribers. One useful usage of it is to be populated with the … Continue reading Add and update values in BehaviorSubject (Angular)

HTTP 500… with no app logs

Photo by Justin Little on Unsplash Recently I experienced a situation where one of the apps I am working on stopped working.There were no new deployments to the server, nor configuration or database-related changes. The symptoms When requesting the web site immediately receive - 500 internal server error. The problem OK, HTTP error code 500 … Continue reading HTTP 500… with no app logs

Software product as a musical instrument

Let me introduce you Bob and Chris. Bob is a musician. Chris is a software developer. Bob plays different instruments. But today he decides to play a rock song, so he chooses a guitar.Meanwhile Chris, who is a great full stack developer, is thinking of creating a public web site to promote his services as … Continue reading Software product as a musical instrument