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Generate a C# project from Visual Studio Code

Codebots has launched a new product offering called Generate that is now available right within Visual Studio Code. Software developers can generate a full-stack C# application shaving weeks off their usual development time.

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Using C# source generators with C#Bot

Eban Escott, 19 April 2021

Since C# 9, source generators have added another way for developers to generate code. There are lots of intriguing use cases that could help out with a bunch of different development tasks. Let’s take a look at how this new technology can be used with C#Bot.

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Introducing Codebots Generate

Christine Chien, 08 April 2021

The Codebots office has been a-buzz with excitement over the past few weeks while we prepared for the launch of a brand new product! Today, we’re pleased to introduce the beta of Codebots Generate.

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How is RPA different from Machine Learning?

Shannon England, 26 March 2021

RPA vs Machine Learning? How are they different and what are they good for? This blog explores it all.

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What are websockets?

Hayden Steel, 19 March 2021

In this blog, we walk you through websocket basics and some examples of websockets used in the Codebots Platform.

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How do you know your apps are secure?

Lindsay Spencer, 11 March 2021

We go through the ASVS Levels and OWASP Standards to ensure any apps you create are as secure as possible.

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What is Model-Driven Engineering?

Dimitris Kolovos, 05 March 2021

Professor Dimitris Kolovos from the University of York introduces the concept of Model-Driven Engineering.

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Observe

Brodie O'Carroll, 03 March 2021

Once you understand the problem more, the team now can move onto one of the most important stages that is often over looked, Observe.

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Understand

Brodie O'Carroll, 03 March 2021

The first part the scoping process is understanding the problem. This article will help you understand how to Understand.

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Ideate

Brodie O'Carroll, 03 March 2021

With your understanding of the problem now rock solid and validated, and the people who you hope to impact have been observed, now it is time for the most intense and rewarding stage of the scope, Ideate.

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Activity: Brand identity

Brodie O'Carroll, 01 March 2021

Before you start to visualise the product, you should have a grasp of the brand identity you are building towards.

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Activity: Discovery Interviews

Tessa Holland, 01 March 2021

Have a chat with your users to gain insights into what they need and want and how your product can solve problems they are facing.

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Activity: Story estimation

Brodie O'Carroll, 01 March 2021

Effectively matching estimation to reality.

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Activity: Spreadsheet Migration

Tessa Holland, 01 March 2021

Create more scalable spreadsheets.

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Activity: Bubble context and anti-corruption layer

Brodie O'Carroll, 01 March 2021

Reduce risk and complexity when migrating large legacy systems.

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Activity: Reverse Engineering Requirements

Tessa Holland, 01 March 2021

Reverse engineer your requirements to set the stage for success.

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Activity: Database migration

Brodie O'Carroll, 01 March 2021

The typical starting point for a new Codebots application.

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Activity: Community Onion

Tessa Holland, 01 March 2021

Figure out the community of people involved in your app.

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Activity: Experimental Framework

Brodie O'Carroll, 01 March 2021

Embrace an experimental mindset and encourage an investigative culture in your team.

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Activity: User Story Mapping

Tessa Holland, 01 March 2021

Card sorting allows the scoping team to throw up all potential functionality up onto the wall. Once it’s all up there we can begin to sort them into MUST haves, SHOULD haves and NICE to haves.

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Activity: Managing expectations

Brodie O'Carroll, 01 March 2021

Well-managed expectations are crucial to project success.