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Halima Koundi

During her career, Halima worked as a consultant in various projects ranging from large integrated enterprise software to small single purpose websites. She has been attracted to the technical side of software after working on data migration projects and decided to retrain and learn how to code.

Joining Codurance, Halima has levelled up her engineering skills and embraced the values of software craftsmanship. As a skilled professional she aims at delivering value by building robust and resilient software. City Lead organiser at Women Who Code London, Halima is actively working on bringing diversity to the tech community.


Publications

NCrafts in 20 pictures

NCrafts 2017 is a two days conference in Paris. I had the chance to also attend an event storming workshop run by Alberto Brandolini a day before the conference. It was full of fun, socialising and learning. Here are some of my takeways of those...


My first year at Codurance

I have always been able to deliver what was asked and I was able to understand and pick up new project quickly, but the code base I would work on would always grow into something people would fear to touch, working with it would become...


Database Testing With tSQLt

Evolutionary Database Development, as coined in Martin Fowler’s book Refactoring Databases, is a concept whereby the design of the database is not done upfront, but instead is done in a way that evolves as the software that is relying on the data store does. In...


Have you met the CLI?

What enables code written in C#, F# and VB.Net to run within the same application? And what is .Net anyway? A standardised specification When I was working on a legacy website, developed in VB.Net, I had to implement PayPal Payments Pro. After some searching, I...


Scaling Umbraco On Windows Azure Part III

This is the last part of the series about how to scale an Umbraco website on the Windows Azure platform. You’re being successful, cater for more visits One of the benefits of platforms as a service like Windows Azure, is that you don’t have to...


Scaling Umbraco On Windows Azure Part II

In this second post of the three parts series about how to scale an Umbraco website on Windows Azure, we will install the CMS on our cloud platform. A one-click process, maybe a few more clicks If you don't have one yet, create your Windows...


Scaling an Umbraco Website On Windows Azure

This is the first post of a three parts series about how to scale an Umbraco website on Windows Azure platform. Part I: Yet another CMS Umbraco is “The friendliest open source MVC .Net framework community”, according to the Umbraco team. This open source content...