Saturday, July 03 2021 sharpen-the-saw
In today’s post: Building a better UI by decomposing CRUD screens; check your certificate expiries in your CI builds; Windows 11 is coming; Visual Studio 2020 is 64 bit; INVEST in your backlog; 7 virtues of software design; PHPs Git server was hacked; Malware targeting Windows containers; FreeBSD’s close call; Space X torment; and What’s new in C# 9.
Saturday, July 10 2021 other-methodologies
Imagine this: Your team has a big release date coming up next month. This is a big deal, as you’re releasing a bunch of new features just prior to the industry’s biggest trade show. This morning you found out to your surprise that one of your senior developers has just about finished developing a critical new web-service. Using Rust.
Saturday, July 24 2021 other-methodologies
Imagine this: While tackling a subtle bug in a complex application, you make a simple change that you think will address the issue. But when you run the tests, a whole bunch of seemingly unrelated tests start to fail. You reverse the change, and they pass again, so it’s most certainly your change causing the problem.
Saturday, July 31 2021 sharpen-the-saw
In today’s post: An obsession with primitive types can be a problem; Ways to refactor to introduce semantic types; WSL now supports GUI apps and it’s wonderful; Lessons from Japanese martial arts; How to prepare to break a habit; Spam blogs; Why your sleep excuses are wrong; Morning habits and happiness; and Phil Haack’s most excellent CodeMania 2012 keynote.