Monthly Archives: April 2013

Done, Finished or Complete

This was an infamous quote from a project that I worked-on several years ago.  The project wasn’t going well because we didn’t have adequate requirements.  Even worse, we were not being permitted to resolve the problem because it would embarrass the department.  … Continue reading

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The Dancing Part of the Date

I was born a developer.  I have always loved development.  The more I did it, the more I liked it.  The only times I didn’t like it was when other extraneous stuff got in the way.  Stuff like requirements and … Continue reading

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Public speaking, for undersocialized geeks like us

Every decent university in the US will require you to give a presentation for nearly half of the classes you take.  There is a reason for this.  Presentation skills are important.  They are really important and they are in short … Continue reading

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Automated Testing (aka. the hole in your wallet)

When I was in college, I did an internship as a software tester.  I developed and maintained a library of automated tests for two semesters.  I would like to share a few things I learned from that experience. Pre: Initially, … Continue reading

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