When writing this blog one of the things I do before I metaphorically
put pen to paper is to verify what I’m going to write is correct and I
6 replies - 6264 views - 04/05/12 by Roger Hughes in Articles
When setting up a project with more code than fits one a piece of paper I like to have some code metrics around.
The purpose of that metrics is two...
2 replies - 3545 views - 04/05/12 by Jens Schauder in Articles
What should a graph look like and how can I tell two graphs apart?
These are questions Martin Krzywinski (Genome...
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6 months of hard coding and supervising by me are over and end with a huge success! After analyzing 80 GB of Google ngrams data
Paul and Till put them to a...
0 replies - 4728 views - 03/28/12 by René Pickhardt in Articles
find time fascinating. I also find it a surprisingly complex subject.
You have both TimeZones and Calendars which change from...
0 replies - 2941 views - 03/28/12 by Peter Lawrey in Articles
In my previous blog I light-heartedly asked whether or not you should
tailor your coding style to suit the business domain that you’re working
0 replies - 3378 views - 03/26/12 by Roger Hughes in Articles
The United States government procures most of its
goods and services through competitive bidding. The notices of its
requirements are posted on a...
0 replies - 6877 views - 03/23/12 by Jason Hull in Articles
I hate giving promises for things I can’t control. I can promise
that I will attend a party or that I will set aside time to help you
0 replies - 2284 views - 03/21/12 by Johannes Brodwall in Articles
I've often been around (or in the middle) of debates about how message
oriented middleware is more scaleable than web services. The problem
3 replies - 3818 views - 03/20/12 by Michael Mainguy in Articles
One of the things that I’ve learnt while developing code in an
incremental way is that the way the code should be designed isn’t going
to be obvious...
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Hey, let’s be careful out there.--Sergeant Esterhaus, daily briefing to the force of Hill Street BluesWhen
developers run into an unexpected bug and...
3 replies - 12050 views - 03/19/12 by Jim Bird in Articles
I've worked in a variety of companies and I notice an interesting
phenomena -- It seems that the capabilities of individual programmers in
1 replies - 3247 views - 03/17/12 by Michael Mainguy in Articles
In my last blog I defined Tell Don’t Ask
(TDA) using a simple shopping cart example. In it the shopping cart was
responsible for working out...
1 replies - 3929 views - 03/16/12 by Roger Hughes in Articles
When reading an article about Web Operations For Developers, one point in particular resonated with me. It discussed how you need to introduce new...
3 replies - 3412 views - 03/16/12 by James Sugrue in Articles
Search at the Guardian NewspaperI had the privilege of attending a Search at the Guardian event a while back, organised by Tyler Tate of...
1 replies - 3904 views - 03/14/12 by Tony Russell-rose in Articles
#1: Sorting huge files
Sorting big files might not be as simple as just implementing an sort
algorithm. As soon as the file does not fit in memory any more...
0 replies - 5147 views - 03/13/12 by René Pickhardt in Articles
This week, I was seeing a drop in average back-end performance at
work, we had an average drop in page load performance from ~250ms to
around 500ms. This...
0 replies - 7459 views - 03/13/12 by Geoffrey Papilion in Articles
The key notion in this talk: Probabilistically Bounded Staleness (PBS), which lets you gain eventual control over consistency. Discusses how to handle latency...
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I was fortunate to attend Kent Beck’s lecture summarizing his
experiences and thoughts regarding efficient software design.
Traditionally there have been...
0 replies - 4452 views - 03/12/12 by Jakub Holý in Articles
On the current application I’m working on we need to make use of
some data which comes from another system so we’ve created an import
1 replies - 3861 views - 03/07/12 by Mark Needham in Articles