My boss won’t let me do this!

2nd November 2018

I have been in many discussions, usually about testing, which begin with these words. “They’re short-sighted”, and “They don’t understand the cost to their business” usually follow. Maybe the boss is right…

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Gitstore

31st October 2018

If you’re been following me on Twitter, you’ve probably seen a bunch of tweets about this thing I’ve been working on; called Gitstore. I’ve grown fond of describing it as a way to sell code that doesn’t entirely suck.

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Building a blog: Posts

28th October 2018

This blog doesn’t have a database yet. It may look like it is dynamic – may adjust as I add blog posts – but it is more like a flat file CMS. Only without the CMS…

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Building a blog: Introduction

24th October 2018

I’ve been building this blog, for a few days now, and it’s been a fun experience. This is partly because it’s an asynchronous application, and partly because it uses a lot of preprocessing.

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Hello world

22nd October 2018

It’s customary, when launching a new ship, to smash a bottle of champagne over the bow. Apparently the wasted bottle is meant to invite good luck. Perhaps it’s because there will be less alcohol for the captain to drink on that first voyage…

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