Motley says: "Spend less time in OneNote and more time in Visual Studio"

Summary   Motley:  OneNote is just like Microsoft Word, and is not a place where a developer should be spending time.   Maven: OneNote is perfectly suited to feature teams and developers. It provides simple, organized, efficient, and easy to manage method of organizing ideas and general content. It is a developer’s best friend! ______________________________…

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Motley says: "Performance stinks, but I’ll deal with it later"

Summary   Motley:  I’ll deal with performance issues when I have something to test. Then I’ll run the profiler and just optimize the slow methods.   Maven: Think about performance early in the development cycle. Set goals. Design for performance. Measure, measure, measure. Optimize the scenarios that matter. ______________________________   [Context: Motley is doing some…

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Motley says: "The only tool I need is the debugger (Part 2)"

Summary Motley: The debugger is my most valuable tool as a developer. Maven: Check out other tools that will give you the big picture of the current state of your system, including .NET Reflector, NotePad++, Regulator, TestDriven.NET, and Fiddler. ______________________________ [Context: A couple days after the initial conversation about developer tools, Maven and Motley are…

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Motley says: "The only tool I need is the debugger (Part 1)"

Summary Motley: The debugger is my most valuable tool as a developer. Maven: Check out other tools that will give you the big picture of the current state of your system, including Process Monitor, Process Explorer, and AutoRuns. ______________________________ [Context: Maven is observing Motley work and notices that Motley’s favorite tool is the debugger] Maven:…

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