Adam Cogan – SSW Chief Architect and Microsoft Regional Director – explains: 1. What a Pull Request is 2. That Markdown is better than html/css for web content 3. Why Github should be the database of content websites (like a CMS) 4. Github.com/sswconsulting/SSW.People is a great example

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All developers should be writing automated tests. In fact modern developers should be doing Clean Testing. Systems that adhere to the principles of Clean Architecture are independent of UIs, databases, frameworks, and other external concerns. As a result, the domain and business logic, the most important parts of the system, are completely isolated from external…

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SSW’s Chief Architect and Microsoft Regional Director Adam Cogan interviews Richard Campbell of DotNet Rocks! fame all on building trust in teams. They use 2 real life role play examples – one in person confrontation and then another but through email. They discuss: – Daniel Pink’s book ‘Drive’ which features his framework: ‘Autonomy, Mastery and…

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Pragmatic DevOps It’s easy to feel like DevOps is too hard to implement because the theory is hard to apply in their company. Rather than give up, it’s important to be pragmatic and try to solve the problems. To do this effectively, you need the theory. With books like The Phoenix Project and The Unicorn…

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It takes more to be a great coder than you might think! Check out this video from NDC Sydney featuring Adam Cogan, Michael Smedley and Matt Goldman on the importance of teamwork and good communication in software development. Learn about SSW’s new mobile app and how it connects us with the software development community.  

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Adam Cogan will talk about his experience getting applications ready for the Chinese market. About the presenter: Adam Cogan is the Chief Architect at SSW, a Microsoft Certified Gold Partner specializing in custom .NET, SharePoint, Business Intelligence, and CRM solutions. Certified Scrum Trainer with scrum.org, Adam trains developers in Australia, the US, UK and Europe,…

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