Do you really use Source Control? I’m not talking merely about having some code in a version control system. I’m talking about using source control as an efficient tool in your daily work. As a huge fan of the Joel Test I’ve put together my own 6 point test of source control usage: The Anders… Continue reading Using Source Control? Really?
I can’t tell how often I’ve been in a meeting with a financial manager, trying to explain the technical considerations of a project. To be honest, there have been times when it has been really, really hard to keep it technically simple enough, while still being accurate. That’s the lucky times. The bad times is… Continue reading A Financial View on Software Development
Why does system X not include feature Y? That is quite a common question. I think that Eric Lippert has en excellent standard answer to that kind of questions on C# at Stack Overflow. Features are unimplemented by default; C# does not have that feature because no one designed, implemented and shipped the feature to customers. Being… Continue reading Features are Unimplemented By Default
If you’re reading this, you’re probably a developer. Being a developer myself and having worked with developers I know that one of the most dreaded questions for a developer is about time: How long time will it take to implement this? Most developer hates that question, simply because it is so hard to answer. Programming… Continue reading Estimating Times
The best way to learn a new technology is to try it out in a small sample project. With web development being my weak spot I decided to give jQuery UI a try. The only thing missing was the objectives of the sample project. I decided to try to make a small game for my… Continue reading Trying jQuery UI