As software developers we inherently like to be challenged in our everyday work of writing kick-ass software. We like to create and innovate. We want to build the best thing with the best technologies we have at our disposal. However, sometimes it’s difficult for a developer to realise how to get to the end goal […]Read more "Measuring Success in Agile – No code = No bugs"
The secret ingredients to being a full stack developer Take about 500ml of AngularJS, throw in 100g of NodeJS, leave to settle for 5 minutes and add a sprinkling of Neo4j. Add this mix to the oven at 220C for 25 minutes. When the 25 minutes have elapsed, remove from the oven and season with some […]Read more "So you want to be a full stack developer?"
“It’s not until you realize most people are alike in this way that you can start to have more productive learning conversations – even with folks you strongly disagree with.” – Phil Haack This has been a topic that I have been meaning to write about for quite some time now. But recently I read […]Read more "The Learning Conversation"
We as an industry are inherently lazy. We tend to step back and read up on what are the “best” ways of implementing design or development. This is the safest thing to do and in some cases in some environments this is the only thing you can do, because if you don’t follow the best […]Read more "Stop Following Best Practices!"
This is an old post from December last year: Below is my summary of the key take backs from each talk I attended for Day 2 (and my final day of the 3 day conference) at the NDC in London. Continuous Delivery of Databases – Enrico Campidoglio Really good talk from Enrico on this topic. […]Read more "Day 2 at The NDC London"
This is an old post from December last year: Below is my summary of the key take backs from each talk I attended for Day 1 at the NDC in London. The creativity imperative – Denise Jacobs Denise kicked off the NDC with this awesome key note on the creative imperative and provided some interesting […]Read more "Day 1 at the NDC London"