2015 3rd November

Topics discussed this week, with votes cast:

14 My client has just spent €6 million on a TV ad campaign. Do you want to see it? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qyT0vQRsrdk

12 Is IT security getting worse?

10 Why still use vanilla Javascript instead of Typescript?

10 Are C++ and Java still a worthwhile career move?

9 Any thoughts on microservices?

8 SOLID. Leads to smaller classes and methods. Is the end to this functional programming? Quote from Mark Seeman. http://mikehadlow.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/c-program-entirely-with-static-methods.html

7 Dependency injection in Windows services. Is it a bit of a fudge?

6 Contractors, have you been affected by the dividend tax? This petition is to reconsider the changes to dividend tax for LTDs. https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/106525

5 Coder or programmer? What's the difference.

4 What is the best excuse to reject contract extension?

4 Anyone use VsVIM? https://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/59ca71b3-a4a3-46ca-8fe1-0e90e3f79329

4 How can I get interviewed by Wired? (Mike Hadlow was interviewed by Wired last week: http://www.wired.com/2015/10/vine-perfect-loops/)