I have always loved music (doesn’t everyone?), and one of the things I love about programming is that you can listen to music while you do it. With most professions it is impractical or impossible. But for many programmers, including … Read more
Jasmine’s … Read more
Perhaps my favourite technique from David Allen’s excellent book, Getting Things Done, is something he calls the Natural Planning Model. This is an informal approach to project planning which can be used on projects of any size or type. … Read more
Most people in software agree that unit testing is a good thing. It is certainly one of the biggest developments in the way we code to occur in the last 20 years. Whether you unit test or not, you probably … Read more
For a little over a month now I’ve been getting to grips with AngularJS.
Every once in a while you come across a framework which you realise will fundamentally change the way you work. One such example for me … Read more
Over the Christmas period I completed the Shaping up with Angular JS online course offered by Code School. I chose the course because it is free, and there is a direct link to it on the angular js website, so … Read more
Just a short post to say I will be having two weeks off from blogging over the Christmas period.
I hope you all have a wonderful Christmas and come back in the new year feeling refreshed and ready to code!… Read more
“Estimation (or estimating) is the process of finding an estimate, or approximation, which is a value that is usable for some purpose even if input data may be incomplete, uncertain, or unstable.” (Wikipedia)
Estimating how … Read more
There is a lot of dogma in programming. I don’t know if there are similar levels of dogma in other forms of engineering, but the adamance with which some programmers subscribe to certain practices and approaches can be quite disturbing. … Read more