Critical developer skills in 5 minutes or less.
Half my own learning journey, half experiment to improve software education. These posts attempt to extract best practices from, and connect readers to, leading software literature.
Shape Up’s pitches reduce the distance between managers and implementers while actually giving both sides more control over what’s most important to them.
Shape up suggests too much concreteness is harmful in work specifications. I think the issue may be kind, not degree, of concreteness.
Appetite, how hungry you are. Now repurposed as a useful project management term for how time the team wants to invest.
I wasn’t familiar with all educational methods highlighted in this SWEBOK v4 update article. So, here I’ll explore them and visualize their recommended connection to software knowledge areas.
The Software Engineering Body of Knowledge V4 is due to land in 2023. Here’s some quick thoughts on an article summarizing the V4 updates and their impact on education.
I previously wrote about Picard-style leadership, where the captain provides no answers and instead creates an empowered team through questions. Now I realize the same principle applies to conflict resolution.
Pact.io claims that it can fully replace End-to-End testing. I’m not so sure about that, but it’s an intersting tool!
Event storming for UI-focused flows was a bit confusing at first, but the right questions can lead to great insights.
Ever consider making a pull request to someones pull request? Sounds a bit odd, but I’ve found it smooths collaboration and increases learning opportunities.
Datomic and EventStore are both databases that store data as a series of changes, but they approach that change log with different mindsets. I’d like to explore the tradeoffs between these two mindsets.