I just got done reading Jettro’s post on refactoring your library. And still being in the vacation mood, it reminded me of an idea that surfaces in my so-called brain every now and then: the public library for the twenty-first century.
Much like Jettro I have the habit of accumulating odds and ends of documentation [...]
Last week, I have had the pleasure to travel to Denmark with a few colleagues and visit the JAOO conference in Arhus. As with all conference visits, drinks, late nights and early mornings for the first presentation make it a interesting but tiring experience.
Although you spend some time to thoroughly read through the [...]
From monday to wednesday I am attending JAOO in Denmark with 6 other colleagues. I am not going to give an extensive report, but some notes and remarks might interest you guys. Therefore a brief summary of what I have seen, the presentations I attended and the most interesting things I remember.
The first day [...]
This is one of the smallest blog posts I have created. Still it is an interesting one if you are interested in google web toolkit or if you are a dutch reader looking for a vision to open source.
First I want to give a bit of attention to the book written by three colleagues [...]
That sounds unnecessarily uncomfortable A response to “Cram your test driven development up your ass….” by Samuel N. Hart
I was surfing the Web this evening and stumbled upon a rather uncomfortable-sounding suggestion by Samuel Hart regarding the disposition of Test-driven Development (TDD). Not wanting to spend my working hours squirming around on my seat, [...]
Author’s note: Unlike my other posts so far, this is not going to be a technical article. So you can skip it if you like. Or if you are an Apple fan with a weak heart….
For some reason, half the world seems to have gone mad over Apple products. Ever since Apple introduced [...]
More than 3 years have passed since I started writing blog items on http://www.gridshore.nl. The first post is dated the 11th of may 2005. This was about the time when I was still working for Capgemini and my colleague, coach and nowadays friend Freddie told me he was about to leave for Accenture Technology [...]
Picture yourself at a social gettogether of some general nature (i.e. not after work drinks with colleagues). For instance a friend’s birthday party. Now picture yourself in a conversation with some people you don’t know (other friends of your friend, say). And you’ve just introduced yourself as a software engineer (or a developer, or a [...]