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What craftsmanship means to me

Over a decade ago now I got my first team lead role. It was a reasonably unexpected promotion when the existing team lead left shortly after I joined. 828 more words

Software Development

Different Company Experience

Since I mentioned Sandro Mancuso in my intro post, it would be unfair not to give him more space in my blog. This is the speech he recently gave in… 28 more words

IT

Software Gardening: Beyond Craftsmanship

Episode 55

In the past I wrote quite a lot about the nature of software developer. There was a comparison to scientist, then engineer, martial artist and finally to something based on medieval craftsman, who combines all three to an extent. 965 more words

Misc

Never trust a passing test

One of the lessons when practising TDD is to never trust a passing test. If you haven’t seen the test fail, are you sure it  577 more words

Software Development

Craftsmanship, Science, Engineering and Art

Episode 45

As you might have noticed, if you read my blog for some time, I like the parallel between modern software development and medieval craftsmanship. 171 more words

Technology

“Web Security Basics” on Martin Fowler's Site

Security should be at the heart of our profession, but I’m not sure it ever has been. Job interview preparation for developer jobs is largely focused on algorithms, API’s and problem-solving. 223 more words

Software Craftsmanship