Gary Woodfine

Gary is Technical Director at threenine.co.uk, an independent software vendor specialising in IoT, Field Service and associated managed services, enabling customers to be efficient, productive, secure and scale-able in a way which helps them address and reduce their ecological impact. Threenine's Denizon product line successfully integrate IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain technology to enable efficient, productive, secure and scalable solutions to help organisations address increasing energy demands, ecological impact and Health & Safety concerns of their staff.

Implementing logging with Serilog

ASP.NET Core includes some basic logging providers, but to get the most out of it you’ll need to plug in a full logging framework like Serilog – simple .NET logging with fully-structured events.

Getting started with .net core microservices with dapr

Dapr is an event-driven, portable runtime created by Microsoft as an open source initiative. Due to the fact that Dapr is event-driven it plays an important role in microservices as the applications can be designed to efficiently react to events from external systems or other parts of the solution, and also produce events in order to inform other services of new facts to continue their processing.

Inspired: How to Create Tech Products Customers Love

Book Review: Inspired

In INSPIRED, technology product management thought leader Marty Cagan provides readers with a master class in how to structure and staff a vibrant and successful product organization, and how to discover and deliver technology products that your customers will love

Book Review: The Democracy Project

After a number of perverse political events that 2021 has already offered and the at the time of writing we had barely taking 4 months in of the new year. I was reminded of this book by David Graeber, one of my favourite authors, also in my opinion one of the most under rated under appreciated political/academic and anthropological philosophers of our time.

Book Review : Building Microservices

Developing Micro-Services is all the rage now, and there is certainly a lot of hype around the key concept. Possibly many teams are engaged in the process of splitting their monolithic applications down and re-implementing them as Microservices. The trouble is there are so many conflicting idea, philosophies, ideologies and misunderstandings of what the hell Microservices even are!

How to use Cake with Rider

Cake is a build automation system for .NET Developers to script their build processes using a C# Domain Specific Language (DSL). In this post, we’ll explore the benefits of Cake and its major features with a concrete working example to achieve a flexible, maintainable, automated build process.

Mindf*ck: Inside Cambridge Analytica’s Plot to Break the World

Book Review: Mindf*ck

a must-read if you care about the power of disinformation campaigns and psychological warfare to disrupt western democracy in the era of Big Tech firms that know everything about us

Zero To One

Book Review: Zero To One

Zero to One presents at once an optimistic view of the future of progress in America and a new way of thinking about innovation: it starts by learning to ask the questions that lead you to find value in unexpected places.