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Month: February 2014

My Code has reached Critical Mass

My Code has reached Critical Mass

I’ve found that applications have a bit of a back and forth to their development over time. They start out with a specific structure, that meet the original requirements. But as customer use the apps, new features are added, usage changes, new bits of code are thrown in. And over time, the clean design that you started with starts to get a bit hairy. But it still works, so while the code might not win you any awards, neither is…

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I have removed Hacker News from my daily reading list.

I have removed Hacker News from my daily reading list.

Hacker News has always been an interesting discussion board. ┬áIt focuses on the web startup community, which brings some pros and cons to the discussion. The good of that focus is that there is a lot of talk about new ways of doing things, innovations, and discussions about new technology platforms, libraries, and even business practices. It has always been a good place to hear about new things. The bad is that it has massive blinders on, only really being…

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