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Patrick Lioi
Patrick Lioi
Principal Consultant
Patrick is a technical leader with 15+ years’ experience developing systems across industries. He’s an asset to both clients and team, having helmed training and mentorship programs that drive agility and performance. As a project “accelerator,” he increases teams’ throughput, and brings a deep knowledge of C# and automated testing to the table. He’s also the architect of the Fixie test framework, an open source contribution that’s integral to many projects.

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Meaningful test coverage in .NET Core 3

Your tests come with a glowing code coverage report, but I’m not convinced. A subtle rot spreads through your tests without you even knowing it: your tests keep passing, your code coverage report keeps claiming health, but in fact, your tests drift further and further...

Patterns for using Entity Framework in C# 8

C# 8 adds Nullable Reference Types, which warns us about problematic null values. If you’re upgrading to C# 8, you may run into a few challenges for Entity Framework. Although frustrating at first, the warnings can also be catalysts for finding more effective ways to...

How mindfully onboarding developers can speed your entire team

Employment of software developers is expected to grow 24 percent from 2016 to 2026 in the US, much faster than the average for all professions. Stack Overflow estimates that a full third of professional developers are new to the calling, having learned to code in the...

3 Tips for interviewing and mentoring junior developers

Last week, we saw that your available hiring pool is inexperienced, and that you have to prepare your junior developers. If you’re going to hire junior developers, you’re going to have to take their interviewing and preparation seriously. This week, we’ll...