One of the first corners new startups often make is skimping on unit testing for software products. The typical story is: Testing is expensive – we can add it later. Testing is the vendor’s problem. I expect zero defects, and I don’t care how the vendor gets there. Aside the fact that testing results in […]
I know you’re a Rock Star. You can code. Live. Without a net. You are awesome.
I don’t want to waste my time watching you code.
Last week I volunteered to help ElevenFifty get 1,500 people through the Hour of Code. If you missed it, The Hour of Code is an international effort to get 15 million people to spend one hour learning to code. If you didn’t attend in person, you can do Hour of Code at home or work. So, back to the Hour of Code event…
Software lasts way longer than it is intended to. Case in point: text editors.
Picking the right desktop actually makes a huge difference in performance… but going lightweight doesn’t always work out. The lightweight desktops and their integrated apps often lack functionality that you need… and as soon as you install say, Dolphin (KDE’s file manager) or Nautilus (Gnome’s file manager), you load a lot of dependencies that make […]