Shawn McCool

I love building software. @ShawnMcCool

Domain-Driven Design

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Ward Cunningham said of the book Domain-Driven Design, "If you don't think you are getting value from your investment in object-oriented programming, this book will tell you what you've forgotten to do."

My experiences directly relate to this observation....

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July 21, 2014

Too Far Is Just Far Enough.

Study is a battle. We must walk into the unknown and suffer inadequacy.

At 30 years of age, I left the only home I've ever known (The United States) to move to The Netherlands. In doing so, I became a child. I knew how to do my job, I knew how to manage my bank...

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June 19, 2014

Making Software Work is Not Enough

Allow me to be introspective for a moment. Stick with me.

The Lie

In the past, I thought that I was a pretty strong developer. After all, I could make pretty much anything happen. I built web-apps small and large, many still operating today. I built games for...

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June 02, 2014