A theme emerged, last week at speakerconf,
around the idea that programmers and businesses still don't seem to be
on the same page. I'm not sure if it came...
1 replies - 3229 views - 03/03/12 by Jay Fields in Articles
1 – You either are, or you aren’t.
People can go and think, “I’m an aspiring indie game developer”. You are
either doing games or not,...
1 replies - 4462 views - 02/26/12 by David Amador in Articles
Lots of stuff in software development has some really solid scientic foundation. Relational databases for example are based on Relational Algebra. There is...
1 replies - 3408 views - 02/22/12 by Jens Schauder in Articles
I went to a career fair at Big Ivy University recently, and talked
to fifty or so computer science undergrads who were looking for
0 replies - 6772 views - 02/22/12 by A. Jesse Jiryu Davis in Articles
I begin 2012 with a new perspective on enterprise search, one gained
as purely an observer. The venues have all been medical establishments
0 replies - 3565 views - 02/10/12 by Lynda Moulton in Articles
As the “father of the Internet,” Tim Berners-Lee, got onto a plane to
head to the burgeoning tech center of Tyler, Texas (all sarcasm
0 replies - 3316 views - 02/09/12 by Jason Hull in Articles
At a London Enterprise Search
meetup last year, one of the topics that
particularly caught my attention was the question of how to...
0 replies - 3348 views - 02/07/12 by Tony Russell-rose in Articles
Well, who’d have guessed it? After two long years, the new edition of Informer is finally out.
Can it really be that long? Has a full two years passed since...
0 replies - 3546 views - 02/05/12 by Tony Russell-rose in Articles
DevOps is one of
those terms you hear a LOT about lately but I am not sure it is really
well understood. However, if you are going to be successful at...
0 replies - 4238 views - 01/31/12 by Ian Skerrett in Articles
The Boy Scouts have a rule: “Always leave the campground
cleaner than you found it.” If you find a mess on the ground, you clean
it up regardless of...
2 replies - 4902 views - 01/22/12 by Swizec Teller in Articles
With the possible exception of philosophers, programmers are the laziest bunch of people I know. It seems like everyone else I speak to has some sort of labor...
18 replies - 17002 views - 01/20/12 by Swizec Teller in Articles
JSON is a good alternative when you need a lightweight format to
specify structured data. But sometimes (for example when you want the
user to specify JSON...
0 replies - 3208 views - 01/18/12 by Attila-mihaly Balazs in Articles
Although it's easy to become accustomed to it, it's pretty obvious
the software development world has some serious issues in diversity.
By this I mean...
16 replies - 7218 views - 01/12/12 by Mitch Pronschinske in Articles
In my last blog I looked a Product Related Classic Mistakes from Rapid Development: Taming Wild Software Schedules
by Steve McConnell, which although it’s...
0 replies - 2075 views - 01/09/12 by Roger Hughes in Articles
Why you are being asked for a code sample and what it says about the employer.
At some point during the developer recruiting process, any hiring
6 replies - 19866 views - 01/05/12 by John Fuex in Articles