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 - 5728 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 - 19317 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 - 3851 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 - 8066 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 - 2433 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 - 22125 views - 01/05/12 by John Fuex in Articles
When you're applying for a job at LMAX,
your CV (or résumé, for our American readers) usually comes through me
and I decide whether to call you for a...
4 replies - 10347 views - 01/05/12 by Trisha Gee in Articles
I`m parsing the responses of the Deploying Drupal survey I started a couple of months ago (more on that later)
One of the questions in the survey is...
0 replies - 6709 views - 01/03/12 by Kris Buytaert in Articles
In a a blatant rip-off of the T.S Eliot quote: “if I had more time, I
would have written a shorter letter” I had a thought the other day,
1 replies - 4286 views - 01/03/12 by David Green in Articles
The very first thing that strikes me as I start writing a personal account of 2011 as it was
is how it has successfully infused some of the transformations...
0 replies - 3561 views - 01/02/12 by Debasish Ghosh in Articles
I’m doing some work in EC2 and wanted to get a sense for what other
folks were doing and what issues they’ve run into. I know that
2 replies - 4886 views - 12/31/11 by Aaron Nichols in Articles
2011 was a pretty eventful year for the Java community. We got the long awaited release of Java 7, watched the drawn out Oracle vs Google case and got even...
0 replies - 9815 views - 12/30/11 by James Sugrue in Articles
About 3 years ago, I launched my first product. I built it
with two fabulous partners, who continue to produce awesome things. It
was a little app, and...
5 replies - 8485 views - 12/29/11 by Sara Chipps in Articles
In November I had the privilege of co-chairing the 5th Search Solutions conference, held at BCS London
in Covent Garden. As in previous years we had an...
0 replies - 3530 views - 12/28/11 by Tony Russell-rose in Articles
I was recently sitting through a technical discussion and was thinking
about how different people were reacting to the information in the
0 replies - 2752 views - 12/26/11 by Michael Mainguy in Articles
When implementing continuous
delivery, it’s easy to focus on automation and tooling because these are
usually the easiest things to start with. However...
0 replies - 5647 views - 12/21/11 by Jez Humble in Articles
I have some thoughts about Venkatesh Rao’s Forbes article, “The Rise of Developeronomics”.
The article, in brief, argues that “software is now the...
0 replies - 3983 views - 12/18/11 by A. Jesse Jiryu Davis in Articles
A computer science degree doesn’t prepare you to be a programmer. Here’s an excerpt from a blog post I wrote comparing computer scientists and...
2 replies - 6727 views - 12/14/11 by John Cook in Articles
Check it out. A lot of provocative new tweeters have entered the #DevOps Domain:
Nicholas Weaver #DevOps is not right if it is implemented via...
0 replies - 4268 views - 12/12/11 by Mitch Pronschinske in News
From the Large Installation System Administration Conference (LISA '11) conference, here is the abstract and video of the much-talked-about session by Ben...
0 replies - 4978 views - 12/09/11 by Mitch Pronschinske in Videos