Software Engineers are differentiated from other programming disciplines by economical, repeatable, and reliable results. Such consistency requires measurement, data on which to make informed decisions. I propose that source control and work item tracking are the kernel of such process.
I’ve fallen in love with Markdown and it is slowly permeating all of my documents. The latest addition is notes, which Markdown makes easy to reference either manually or programmatically!
“Tools amplify your talent. The better your tools, and the better you know how to use them, the more productive you can be.” – Andrew Hunt (The Pragmatic Programmer)