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Unreasonable estimates destroy morale.
Software developers aren’t motivated by impossible goals.
Code that changes together should reside close together.
Finding code shouldn’t require a search party.
Is the Recession Here?
Four weeks ago, I was thinking about the negative GDP report for the first quarter. At the time, I thought to myself that having Q2 also report negative GDP growth seemed likely. This would mean that we are in a recession. (Typically a recession is marked by at least two consecutive quarters of negative GDPContinue reading “Is the Recession Here?”
My Goals for 2022
It’s that time of year. It’s time to look back on 2021 and consider how I did against my goals. And, of course, time to set new goals for the new year. Life never returned to normal in 2021. In some ways, it was just a continuation of 2020, the year of the pandemic. IContinue reading “My Goals for 2022”
Don’t run with scissors.
Exercise extreme caution when removing data.
Some bugs are caused by bad assumptions.
These assumptions can cause widespread problems.
Find the first error.
A large series of errors is usually triggered by a single error.
Write a test for every fault you find.
It’s a simple way to avoid repeating mistakes.
Don’t count on others to test.
Do your job and be responsible.