Craftsmanship

Future Proof

I recently read Christin Gorman's blog Future Proof. In it she lambastes the idea that you can create code that is protected from future change....more.

VW

Do you know the name Michael Horn? He's the CEO of Volkswagen of America. You know what's going on with Volkswagen, right? Dieselgate? The fact...more.

WATS Line 54

I had an interesting conversation with Doc Norton this morning. And it got me to thinking... You know what an 800 number is. Some people...more.

Monogamous TDD

When a blog begins like this... "Test-first fundamentalism is like abstinence-only sex ed: An unrealistic, ineffective morality campaign for self-loathing and shaming." ... you have...more.

Code Hoarders

Have you ever watched an episode of Hoarders, or a documentary about a hoarder? Shows like this were popular a few years back. They showcased...more.

Why Frameworks?

Frameworks are about efficiency and effectiveness. They save you time. By forcing common conventions, a framework helps solve common issues like view rendering, asset generation,...more.

NO DB

In the United States, in 1920, the manufacture, sale, and importation of alcoholic beverages was prohibited by a constitutional amendment. That amendment was repealed thirteen...more.

The Ruby Colored Box

I recently read a "blog":http://www.unlimitednovelty.com/2011/12/can-you-solve-this-problem-for-me-on.html about a guy who had a bad interview. The blog was well written and pretty funny. He metaphorically described the...more.

Fecophiles

I got an interesting email yesterday. It contained the following paragraph describing an email he had sent to his co-workers about a refactoring he had...more.

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