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Monthly Archives: October 2014

SVN Essentials

This post contains a quick reference to the commands you need to know to use Subversion (SVN).  I assume you already understand the concepts behind source management.  This quick reference is to the commands to use. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on October 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

Usability is like the Flavor of a Meal

We talk about usability of software as if it was something separate from the software itself.  There are usability experts, and there are programmers who openly claim to not be very good at user interface.  And yet, usability is affected by many deep aspects of the software, and it is important that all programmers on a project be aware of the usability goals of the entire project. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on October 6, 2014 in Coding, Design, practice

 

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Estimations – the eternal software problem

This post argues “Why We Should Stop Estimating” completely in software projects. It is very problematic. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on October 3, 2014 in practice

 

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