Thoughts of a Developer

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  • July 04, 2016

    Common Code Conventions

    Happy Fourth of July everyone! I wanted to drop in a quick post about some of the things I look for when code reviewing, and mention some of my common code conventions. Please feel free to leave comments below, and stay safe this weekend!At Book...

  • March 23, 2016

    Enums are the Best

    In the development world, there is a concept called an "enum" that is a very simple idea: some things in life are static and can be enumerated (or listed out) and should always be within that list. The idea can be applied across many di...

  • March 21, 2016

    NYCC B-SIGs 2016 (pt 1)

    The NYCC has an event called SIGs every spring that is intended to get people out of the winter blues and into training early in the spring. This is a great way for cyclists to get together, introduce one another, and really hone in on their skil...

  • March 14, 2016

    Microservices, the WebAPI Way (part 1)

    There are lots of thoughts on Service-Oriented-Architecture (SOA), and I've seen many various implementations of an enterprise system that attempt to connect two disparate systems via way of some method of communication. There are two main wa...

  • March 09, 2016


    My name is Brenton Lamar, and I am a software engineer in New York. Lots of various things interest me, from technology to sports, and I have decided recently that I should take the time to actually articulate some of the findings and practices I...