People often talk about going the extra mile, but what does this actually mean? For programmers, an incorrect interpretation might be working long hours, or skipping lunch. What going the extra mile means is different for different people, but ask … Read more
The modern day programmer turns to Google for answers. A lot. This is sometimes frowned upon. In fact, during one phone interview I was explicitly told that they didn’t want someone who would just Google for answers. What they should … Read more
Regular readers will have noticed its all gone quiet on this blog. After over a year of posting weekly, almost two months have passed since my last post. I’ve been questioning whether or not this blog is a worthwhile endeavor, … Read more
Functional specifications are important. We all know this, or at least we all acknowledge that we are supposed to think they are important. We are supposed to always write one, or if someone else is doing the writing then we … Read more
I have never worked with Node.js, and prior to this week had never gotten around to exploring it at all. I have however been aware for a long time that it is something that I should know more about. Therefore, … Read more
Just a quick post to say there will be no article this week as I am getting married this afternoon!
Let me know if this results in a change in my coding style.… Read more