There's been lots of buzz on the topic of whether or not you should learn to code. As an engineer, I don't have unbiased thoughts on the matter. I tweeted Jeff Atwood's piece because, well, I agree that it's pretty...
A reader senses a double standard: Reading your excerpt of Jerry Saltz’s piece and reflecting on your recent writing on the stifling of debate with cries of racism, sexism, etc., I’m struck by a thought. You say there’s a certain am... Read Post
Pretty Please, Make Your Code Testable A lot of open source applications suffer from the twin demons of lack of extensive documentation and not enough tests. Yes, I've mentioned many times in this blog how important I feel having te... Read Post
When I was first starting out in development, I thought that writing code was pretty easy. It took me a while (and a long learning process) before I realized that writing code is harder than it looks. Looking back on some of that fi... Read Post