How to set up a modern web app and stay sane

Long story short, I had to create a modern web app. Actually, it was an HTML page prototype for our new feature. Basic layout and a fairly complex JavaScript to check our design

Are you ashamed of your API?

I’ve been integrating some older modules of our codebase into a new one recently, which naturally involved finding the colleagues with the respective knowledge of those modules and asking them questions. It’

On Book Libraries

My grandparents used to have a huge home library in their old house. My parents had a smaller one, most of the books were either borrowed from their parents’ libraries or were purchased

Your code sucks

So you are sitting at your desk wondering how come your beautifully- and carefully-thought abstractions have turned into an ugly monster, and why your precious codebase smells like a giant mess. You may

On flat design

The flat is the new black. You’ve probably noticed that the flat is the most trendy thing in the mobile and web design topic these days (however, the true hipster may tell

Silverlight Unit Testing NuGet package

Silverlight Toolkit has several NuGet packages (Core, Input, Theming, etc.). Unfortunately, Unit Testing Framework, which comes as a part of downloadable toolkit version, was not available for the fellow NuGet users. Until now.

Async sequential workflows

В последнее время всё чаще приходится сталкиваться с задачами, требующими выполнения последовательных асинхронных операций. Примером может служить загрузка файлов на мобильном устройстве. Учитывая что телефон может работать на слабом мобильном соединении, нам вряд