What is the most annoying thing at work? If you ask developers, it is getting interrupted in the middle of a difficult programming task. That reminds me of the classic … Continue reading Getting into the Developer Flow State
What do you think of the following statement below? “The future of coding is no coding at all.” Who said this? You might think it was something said by a business … Continue reading Does Automation Mean the End of Coding?
Let’s talk about the joys of WordPress for a moment. Why WordPress? Because it runs 27% of the Internet, which becomes 60% when you take a slice of all the … Continue reading For the Love of Enterprise Software
Not too long after Stack Overflow was launched in 2008, some other folks thought it would be a good idea to create a clone of Stack Overflow. In fact, a … Continue reading Attack of the Stack Clones
What if you could spend only 2 hours per week on your job while getting a full time wage and benefits from your employer? Think about what you could accomplish … Continue reading The Two-Hour Programmer’s Workweek
Do you have a plan when a key developer leaves the team? Do you have a freak out thinking what might break when said developer leaves? Let me get back … Continue reading The Second Programming Brain
Do you remember when you first learned about dinosaurs in school? Well, it was all wrong. Google finally revealed the truth about this dinosaur hoax to falsely convince us the … Continue reading When Search Goes Terribly Wrong
Maybe there is such a thing as a bad question. In 1994, President Clinton spoke at an MTV townhall on the topic of violence in America. The audience had the … Continue reading Is There Such a Thing as a Stupid Question?
One of the first programming books I picked up was the “Camel” book. Anyone doing web programming in the nineties knows that was the O’Reilly book Programming Perl. Now those … Continue reading Why Programmers Hate Documentation
A major controversy broke out last week in the developer community. Thanks to an analysis by Stack Overflow’s resident Data Scientist David Robinson, we learned that programmers that use spaces … Continue reading Space Bar Programmers Make More Money
I have this thing for dumb Internet memes. Whatever beliefs you hold, from whichever lens you see the world, however you view a certain political leader, you might have found … Continue reading The Covfefe Code
Okay, stick with me here. Where do you store your ketchup, in the fridge or in the cupboard? Turns out where you are from makes a world of difference. If … Continue reading How Ketchup Breeds Innovation