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Blast from the Past: New Tools Require New Standards

I recently started a new contract that involves tools and software languages I normally don’t use.   I have to remember that .NET best practices don’t necessarily translate to PHP/Java.  I have to remember that New Tools Require New Standards (originally … Continue reading

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Stack Overflow Developer Survey 2017

The results of the Stack Overflow Developer Survey 2017 are live.  Some surprising highlights for me: Most developers surveyed are white male web developers.  Just kidding, this was not surprising at all. More than 50% of developers’ parents had a … Continue reading

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Coming… Later Part 2

I was just talked into and/or talked my friends into purchasing Magicka.  That reminded me I had posted Part 1 of “How the Gold Master was Delayed” and I should look for Part 2. It’s nice to see a humorous … Continue reading

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Coming… Later

A realistic video about software development: Exclusive How the Gold Master Was Delayed: Part I If, like me, you typically work on business software for a single large client, aside from (shameless plug) Mini-Compressor, then make the following substitutions: Publisher … Continue reading

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New Tools Require New Standards

“An old belief is like an old shoe.  We so value its comfort that we fail to notice the hole in it.” – Robert Brault As developers we all have standards, even if they aren’t that well defined.  Of course … Continue reading

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