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Incorporating pull requests in your team’s workflow

If you use GitHub, Bitbucket or VSTS regularly, you will be familiar with the term pull request. I believe GitLab uses the term merge request, but that it’s essentially the same thing (but don’t quote me on that). What you do is create some changes, and request another contributor to merge those changes into (usually) […]

RedStar.Amounts ported to .NET Standard 2.0

Almost a year ago now, I introduced RedStar.Amounts, a .NET library to handle units and amounts in an easy way. The code It allows you to explicitly state what unit a certain amount is measured in. So instead of doing this: var lengthInCm = 400; You can do this: var length = new Amount(400, LengthUnits.CentiMeter); […]

Introducing RedStar.Amounts

How many times have you had to ask a colleague what unit that external application is using? Or worse, had bugs because you forgot to divide by 100? In many applications, it is common to change values when they are received by dividing or multiplying them. This is done because the other application uses centimeters, […]

Techorama 2014: Nik Molnar on GitHub

At Techorama, some sessions really sprung out. I took some notes and pictures (tip for the Windows Phoners: Office Lens) so I could share what I learnt. Nik Molnar gave a great session on extending GitHub (see his slides on GitHub). He showed some of the great tools that add functionality to GitHub. If you […]