Twelve reasons why unit testing makes me a better developer.
Alex Papadimoulis (he of DailyWTF fame) has posted a couple of v.funny articles recently: Computer Programmer Inflation Comicality Inflation LOL!
http://www.wired.com/news/culture/0,1284,67357,00.html "turnkey b2b enterprise-level web-based tea management solution infrastructure" - fantastic! Thanks to Jez for bringing this (and hence TeaBuddy.com) to my attention..
In another worrying signal that my mental health might be failing me, my initial thought when I saw this glorified cubicle: http://www.poetictech.com/aura/index.html (via Eric Harrison's blog) was "ooh, ooh, can I get one
A major project on which I've been working for the last ten months has just gone live, so I've had some time recently to take stock of things, do a bit of R&D, and catch up on some reading.
The evening couldn't come soon enough today. I left work at around 16:20 and headed off for a celebratory 'do' with some colleagues, to mark the fact that our Y2K work was more or less at an end. We
The numbers were smaller than I'd originally hoped - just Dave, Simon, and Richard had journeyed back up North for a night out in Sheffield. But in retrospect, this wasn't necessarily a bad thing. We're all friends from our schooldays,
Not much happening at work. Fixed a few errors, added some value, played lots of Solitaire. Oh, and 'Concentration', a picture-matching game that a colleague has written in Visual Basic. That kind of thing is going on quite a bit