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Sympathy for the Reader

There’s an old aphorism about writing good code: Code as if the next guy to maintain your code is a homicidal maniac who knows where you live. Very humorous, worth a good chuckle and maybe a knowing nod.  But is … Continue reading

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The Cobbler’s Children Have No Shoes

I don’t hear this phrase in professional settings very often, unless it is coming out of my own mouth, but up until recently it was true that the gulf between the software we were expected to create and the tools … Continue reading

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QA and Dev: One Team

This is part 4 of my Lean and Agile, in Reverse series To get an idea of how this Agile QA process is working, let’s first contrast it to our old friend Waterfall.  This is not in order to bag on Waterfall … Continue reading

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Go First

I have spent most of my life believing in the power of good leadership.  I was convinced that people were following my boss and I because we were leading.  Now I think it’s simply that most people are just uncomfortable … Continue reading

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