On 19 February I held a presentation for my colleagues about distributed version control systems (DVCS). My main goal was to inform them on what I think is the next logical step in source control.
Recently I read some articles about web designers. This got me thinking about the qualities I think you need to be a good designer and about the different ways a design can be made.
Today I read two articles about the usefulness of unit testing. Here are my thoughts.
I frequently have to send emails from web applications. But before I deploy to a production environment, I want to make sure the mechanism works and the right mails are constructed. Here’s two ways to do that.
A couple of years ago, Joel Spolsky wrote “The Joel Test”. Let’s see how Zest Software scores…
After spending most of the afternoon on an airport it finally hit me: there’s more than meets the eye to the whole process of boarding a plane.
Be careful when parsing dates with the Zope DateTime module.
My experiences with upgrading Ubunty 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) to Ubuntu 9.04.
For the second time in the one month, I ran into this problem. Here’s how I solved it. (As a reminder for myself the next time I need it…)
This blog entry is about a real life example of how the flexibility of Git made my life easier. It’s a story about how I stopped developing a feature halfway to try out an alternative, without throwing away anything or cluttering up the (Subversion) repository.