Is Home Working the New Normal?

Change was always coming for people to be working from home and not from company offices, but it looks like the Covid-19 events have forced this change to be pushed my faster. While some companies are struggling to get working practices in place, some are working with this very well and finding that this mightContinue reading “Is Home Working the New Normal?”

BadImageFormatException When Running 32/64 Bit Applications in Jet Brains Rider

I posted before about the error of getting BadImageFormatException and how it was associated to the processor settings. The fixed suggested were for Visual Studio only and in recent times I have now started working with Jet Brains Rider, which I then got the same issue, but found the correcting process. If you do haveContinue reading “BadImageFormatException When Running 32/64 Bit Applications in Jet Brains Rider”

AppDynamics grouping Database Custom Metric Queries

When you create Custom Database Metrics in AppDynamics, you first thought is to create a new row for each metric, but if you have a lot to report on this can become messy. Not only that but in the metric view you will have a very long list of reports to go through. Therefore when we had the consultant down at work, we was shown how to group collections of metrics in one query, which then shows in the metric view in a sub folder. This tactic, we could not find anywhere on the internet, so I thought I would share this very handle insight for AppDynamics.

What do you consider when building a new application?

When you’re starting a new project and thinking about what you’re going to use in your application, what factors do you consider? Sometimes this depends on what your role is, so a develop will jump straight in with just use X coding language and continue on their way. Whereas other might want to play with whatever the new and latest technology is. Then there is people like myself that likes to think about the whole picture, and so here are some of the key factors I consider when building a new application.