Improving Wetware

Because technology is never the issue

The Hard Way is Easier...

Posted by Pete McBreen Thu, 20 Nov 2014 05:00:00 GMT

Zed Shaw has written an introduction to his Hard Way series and in it he writes

The one skill that separates bad programmers from good programmers is attention to detail. In fact, it’s what separates the good from the bad in any profession. Without paying attention to the tiniest details of your work, you will miss key elements of what you create. In programming, this is how you end up with bugs and difficult-to-use systems.

A different take on software engineering

Posted by Pete McBreen Tue, 11 Nov 2014 17:25:00 GMT

In The Leprechauns of Software Engineering Laurent Bossavit has an interesting take on the folklore of software development.