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Springthrough Visits NeoCon 2017

Posted by Kelsey Marr & Kolt Ewing on Jul 12, 2017 10:00:00 AM

It is always an adventure and somewhat overwhelming to step into the mind of an industry outside your own comfort level. But never the less, Springthrough’s Kolt Ewing, Developer, and Kelsey Marr, Program Manager, ventured down to the Windy City to explore the world of NeoCon.

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Topics: Development Trends, Company Culture

Single Responsibility Refactoring with Resharper

Posted by Kris Coleman on Jun 14, 2017 11:00:00 AM

I was working on a deadline – trying to move quickly and get it done. I needed to write a class to continue my work, but once I had finished, I couldn’t help but notice that I had violated the Single Responsibility Rule.

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Topics: Development Trends

LINQ's Single Method: When and Why It's a Good Idea

Posted by Kris Coleman on May 31, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Recently I’ve come to a realization: I use Single() and SingleOrDefault() frequently even though many developers avoid it entirely – instead always opting to use First() or FirstOrDefault(). I wanted to explain why I explicitly choose Single over First in certain situations. Under most circumstances, Single() provides a better a means of validating the intent of your LINQ, therefore helping to validate your program as a whole. 

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Topics: Development Trends

Springthrough Wins Sitefinity "Innovator" Award

Posted by Mandy Cech on May 16, 2017 9:53:42 AM

Each year, the Sitefinity Summit brings together development partners from across the country to hear product updates and celebrate success stories. On the final day of the conference, Springthrough was happy to receive the "Innovator" award.

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Topics: Enterprise Content Management, Development Trends

GitFlow: A Merge Strategy with Less Mess and More Sense

Posted by Kris Coleman on May 2, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Managing a project’s stability during development and release cycles is a problem that every software shop must face. There are many approaches to tackling this problem, and today I’m going to talk about GitFlow.

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Topics: Development Trends

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