Greg Wilson writes: This painstaking study is the latest in a long line to find that test-driven development (TDD) has little or no impact on development time or code quality. Here, the authors repeated an earlier study with a couple of new wrinkles, and then blinded their data before giving it to someone else to […]
Author: Avdi Grimm
This is a review of the Kinesis Advantage2 keyboard. In this article I’m going to tell you why spending $350 on a keyboard based on a 25-year-old design may be one of the best improvements you’ll ever make to your work environment.
On RubyTapas, I occasionally need to demonstrate web application code. I often use little Sinatra apps for this purpose, because it allows me to illustrate a web app programming concept with all the usual features like routing, sessions, and templates without switching between lots of different files. When I do this, I also like the […]
Recently I wrote at length to my newsletter subscribers about some of the factors that went into my choice to move RubyTapas to a WordPress platform. Here’s a small excerpt from that letter: Programmers love solving problems. The corollary is that we also love making problems. When we’re faced with something which is obviously an old […]
UPDATE: This sale, along with my birthday, is now over. Thanks to everyone who made my birthday even sweeter by buying books! Hey there! This is just a quick note to let you know that it’s my birthday, and like I do every year I’m celebrating with a big sale. Any of those products you […]