Leading our day, we have a wonderful acquisition. Medium acquired Superfeedr. This is very cool because Superfeedr was really started as a geeky tool for blogs but became a larger player. I am hoping that Medium allows it to flourish. Proper Fixation has an excellent post about avoiding “easy” things. Basically, if you want your… Read More Geek Reading June 6, 2016 #1121
Today we focus on the job again as there are some excellent posts to read. First, on DaedTech, they plead for us to stop “geeking out”. I wholeheartedly agree with the ideas. Basically, you can “geek out” but don’t make that the goal. You still need to help people and build the appropriate things. Ben… Read More Geek Reading April 27, 2016 #1093
Microsoft leads the day again with one of its last announcements from last week. SQL Server Developer Edition is now free. This could help get SQL Server into some more companies that are looking to support it but the cost was somewhat prohibitive. On KD Nuggets we get a list of 10 essential books for… Read More Geek Reading April 4, 2016 #1076
Timing is an interesting thing. This week, I was in some company sponsored training. The training was regarding Test Driven Development (TDD), Refactoring and Acceptance Tests using Fitnesse. If your company can afford it, I would highly recommend calling ObjectMentor and requesting this course taught by Robert Martin. The general idea is that programmers should… Read More How Much Testing Is Enough?