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...
In almost any kind of sports you hone your skills by repeating a small piece of practice over and over again. Pretty much the same works for learning to play a musical instrument. The idea of Code Katas applies this simple, but for ... 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