Getting unstuck

You sigh. Maybe the compilation didn't work? You recompile and run it again. Nope. Still the same problem. You stare out the window.

Friday, June 18, 2021

The test-plan

"The tests are timing out again" someone yells. "Alright I'll bump them" you instinctively respond. Then you pause and feel uneasy. Is there another way?

Monday, April 26, 2021

Literate atomic commits

We need to talk about your commit-messages

Monday, January 25, 2021

How to own a code

Knowing the architecture of an application is like passively knowing a foreign language. When you speak it - it's awkward. Here's how you go from passively to actively owning a code-base.

Friday, November 06, 2020

Have a feedback loop

"I believe we can quickly rise to the top if we never repeat the same mistake twice". I decided to test that. 4½ years later and many of my mistakes recorded where's what happened.

Friday, September 25, 2020

How to read a code

"Oh that's Steves code. He quit two years ago. We don't touch it. It just works and no-one knows how. Just let it be."

Tuesday, August 11, 2020