Recently I've seen some interesting blog posts from attendees of No Fluff Just Stuff conferences (nfjs).
These posts essentially say this: the speakers agree...
1 replies - 3598 views - 04/20/10 by Pratik Patel in Articles
We're not really talking about "Learning
Styles" as much as "Denial Styles". This is a list of responses to
2 replies - 4903 views - 04/14/10 by Steven Lott in News
In programming there's an old saying that goes like this:
Always code as if the guy who ends up maintaining your
code will be a violent psychopath who...
1 replies - 8520 views - 04/02/10 by Giorgio Sironi in News
My first reaction to SEMAT was--is
this practical? But as I've thought about it more, I've decided there
are some principles of good software design and...
0 replies - 4470 views - 02/04/10 by Jerry Andrews in Articles
If you live in the European Union and have anything to do with software development, then this may be of interest to you. There are too many patents in the...
3 replies - 4749 views - 01/20/10 by Jörg Buchberger in Articles
Here we go again—another year, another set of predictions revisited
and offered up for the next 12 months. And maybe, if I'm feeling really
5 replies - 11051 views - 01/05/10 by Ted Neward in News
With a headline that claims you can "Help keep the Internet free," MySQL creator Monty Widenius sprung into action once again on his blog to rally...
6 replies - 9052 views - 12/29/09 by Mitch Pronschinske in Articles
I've been developing software for quite a few years now and I notice that sometimes I break the rules, those best practices that I know are right to follow. ...
10 replies - 10611 views - 12/29/09 by James Sugrue in Articles
I'll be 40 in
two months, which made me think about the ungrateful high-tech market
that employs more than 15M software developers worldwide. At this...
12 replies - 17654 views - 12/21/09 by Shlomi Ben-haim in Articles
Folks like to say that there's a "Software Crisis". We can't build software quickly enough, cheaply enough or well enough. I agree with EWD --...
2 replies - 9564 views - 12/16/09 by Steven Lott in Articles
I was recently asked for advice from a young student on how to
become a successful software developer. This is a complicated question.
I put some thought...
6 replies - 12360 views - 12/08/09 by David Green in Articles
Oredev have put some of the videos from the conference on Vimeo and one of my favourites is 'Our obsession with efficiency' by my colleague Dan North.
3 replies - 4917 views - 12/07/09 by Mark Needham in Articles
Last year, I conducted a survey to gauge industry acceptance, adoption, and understanding of OSGi. I posted a summary of the results on my site with more...
1 replies - 5754 views - 10/15/09 by Kirk Knoernschild in News
Many people attend technical training classes each year, learning
everything from Microsoft Word to the latest, greatest programming
language. These courses...
0 replies - 4871 views - 09/16/09 by Patrick Paulin in Articles
def Initial Development Time:
In software development projects, initial development time (IDT) is the
length of time it takes from the project's first line...
1 replies - 4148 views - 09/11/09 by Jay Fields in Articles
I have a personal hatred for weekend conferences*. To me, a weekend
conference ensures that I'll be "working" for 12 straight days. I understand...
8 replies - 12972 views - 08/21/09 by Jay Fields in Articles
One of the hardest questions to answer in our industry surrounds
the issue of what qualities differentiate a 'good' programmer from the
rest? I just read...
11 replies - 12095 views - 07/24/09 by James Sugrue in Articles
There’s been a few reactions lately about the Tom DeMarco article.
To be honest with you, I didn’t know the guy but apparently he’s quite
4 replies - 5905 views - 07/23/09 by Sebastien Arbogast in Articles
Aside from the fact that Oracle's Java Problem
contains all kinds of factual and other errors (see the comments on the
post) this sentence caught my eye in...
5 replies - 9045 views - 05/01/09 by Scott Leberknight in News
In this virtual panel, recorded at the recent JBoss Virtual Experience,
software engineers from the JBoss division at Red Hat address several
1 replies - 12722 views - 04/15/09 by Nitin Bharti in Videos