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Tom Salonek – Best Books List For Leaders

The best books for practical, hands-on business leadership By Tom Salonek I was asked by Shepherd, a group dedicated to helping others discover the best books, to share my top books for real-world business leadership. Here are the best books for practical, hands-on...

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Next.js – 3 Ways For Managing Entire Application State

Next.js - 3 ways for managing entire application state The purpose of this document is to describe three different ways to manage state in a Next.js application. Overview Many modern-day web applications are broken up into a front-end project, which in today's world...

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Pillars of Software Development Success

How to Deliver Software On-Time On-Budget On-Feature

A study by PricewaterhouseCoopers, which reviewed 10,640 projects from 200 companies in 30 countries, found that only 2.5 percent of the companies successfully completed 100 percent of their projects. Find out how to avoid this issue.

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Agile Methodology For Executives

A Guide for Executives Managing and Working with Agile Teams

This Intertech Executive Brief provides an Agile Methodology Overview with related commentary about how scrum complements many agile principles. This paper will also expand your understanding of how to combine Agile and Scrum for the best results.

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Hiring and Working with IT Consulting Firms

What Every CIO Should Know

This Intertech Executive Brief provides insight into selecting an excellent consulting firm that fits your particular needs and how to leverage that consulting relationship for maximum value.

Intertech’s preferred method of project delivery is to use an Agile or Scrum process. An Agile software engineering approach often results in more accountability and less waste for problem analysis, solution design, coding, testing, and product release. The continuous feedback loop fostered with the Agile approach illuminates problems earlier than with other methodologies and puts working product out sooner.
Intertech’s team of senior .NET consulting professionals has deep experience in providing architectural guidance, design and implementation in .NET application development to a variety of government entities and Fortune 500 companies. Our .NET consultants add instant experience to a team that is newer to the technology or augments a senior, experienced team needing additional resources.
Intertech’s Java consulting practice is comprised of senior Java software developers that work with customers on the design, coding, testing and deployment of Java software applications.
Intertech’s Java consulting practice is comprised of senior Java software developers that work with customers on the design, coding, testing and deployment of Java software applications.

Angular Development #9 – Reusable Sub-Forms

Angular’s reactive forms are a great way to quickly build complex and robust forms. However, the design tends to force developers to build large components that encompass the entire form and can make it challenging to re-use or nest sub-forms efficiently. By changing the way you think about sections of forms and leveraging ControlValueAccessor, it can become easy to build customizable form sections that can be shared between many forms in an application. This article heavily relies upon the information in the Control Value Accessor article, so take the time to review that information first.

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Angular Development #8 – Control Value Accessor

Forms are a critical component to most any web application. While most forms can be completed with the standard browser inputs, sometimes a more dynamic or thematic input can make the difference in a user interface. Angular provides the ControlValueAccessor interface to provide developers the tools to seamlessly insert custom built components that can function just as a standard input. But as we will see, the ControlValueAccessor can provide much more than just custom inputs – it can serve as a gateway to better form organization and reusability within an application.

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Exploring Entity Framework Core 5

It’s an exciting time to be working with the latest Microsoft .NET technologies. .NET 5, released on November 10th, 2020, combines several smaller, distinct frameworks together into one grandiose framework that includes:


    • .NET Framework
    • .NET Core
    • Xamarin
    • ASP.NET Core
    • WinForms
    • WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation)
    • UWP (Universal Windows Platform)
    • ML.NET (Machine Learning .NET)
    • and Entity Framework (EF) Core.

Microsoft Is Changing The Release Strategy

Microsoft is changing its release strategy for .NET. After .NET 5.0 is released, they will continue to release a new major version every year in November. Microsoft is also changing its support strategy for .NET with Long Term Support (LTS) versions. Read the article to find out more.

If you are using .NET, speak with Intertech about complete application development & keeping your team up-to-date! Davin Mickelson & Intertech are ready to hear from you!


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Principles of Good Software Design

Author: Tim Star – Intertech Consultant

Software design is the most important phase of the software development cycle. Thinking about how to structure code before you start writing it is critical. Changes and updates will inevitably arise. Good software design plans and makes allowances for added features, algorithm changes, and new integrations.


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C# Tutorial: Understanding C# Events

Author: Davin Mickelson – Intertech Instructor

In this C# event tutorial, I will explain how delegates are the foundation for C# events and show the two primary delegates that Microsoft has given us for creating our own events. I will also show you how to subscribe to your own events and even pass data back to the event handlers.

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