A couple years ago when I began using Python 3, its new ResourceWarnings infuriated me and I ranted against them. And now, a ResourceWarning has saved my tuchus.
This week I launched agilepatterns.org to help meet the challenge of enterprise scaling. In this posting I set out the rationale for doing so in terms of recent high-profile IT failures, and the need for genuine sponsorship for deep organizational change.
This video shows all the major Appery.io features and some smaller features.
As connectivity becomes more and more a commodity service and requirements become more demanding, how that connectivity is provided has to evolve.
Today, the Raspberry Pi Foundation released a new model, called the B+.
Lets have less talk about “The Scientific Method” and more talk about “Tidying up the Kitchen” - or is it better in French? Mise en place…. come to think of it, don’t the Lean community have Japanese word for this? Pika pika.
It recently occurred to me that not one of the dozens and dozens of user interfaces I've worked on over the years, had the same methodology/lifecycle.
It’s been quite the summer for debunking widely held beliefs. Last month there was a broohaha over an article in New Yorker from Harvard academic Jill Lepore that attempted to poo poo Clayton Christensen’s widely heralded thesis from The Innovator’s Dilemma.
Looking around the web for information on creating a new shell from Go, I kept finding the same answer: "You can't do it." Actually, you can do it, and it's not hard.
Summer is here. While laying on the beach, you can use the time to learn new programming language or get some overview on the framework of your interest. I bought myself Kindle, my beach holiday is just a day away, so it’s time to fill the reader with content.
I’ve been using wxPython for quite a while now and I see certain questions come up on a fairly frequent basis. One of the popular ones is how to ask the user for their credentials before loading up the rest of the application.
I admit: I’m sometimes a lazy person. In my projects, I only needed one ‘disk drive’ with the FatFS Processor Expert component: either a SD card or a USB MSD drive.
Your angelic nature tells you to do the right thing; the reality is that your darker side will take over in certain situations...
I will be in Atlanta July 16 showing how to build a complete HTML5/PhoneGap App with Appery.io. The event is sponsored by Atlanta HTML5 User Group and Atlanta Mobile Developers Group. Hope to see you there.
These items are a combination of tech business news, development news and programming tools and techniques.
Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Agile Zone (July 4 to July 11.) This week's topics include scaling agile, dev of the week, the bystander effect, whether developers need degrees and kanban.
Rituals act as social glue, help pace your work, and foster discipline. Like your regular morning coffee, they give your team structure and stability in an ever changing environment.
Here are five quick points that developers should be conscious of when their code is running in a multi-threaded (usually Java EE) environment. We all write code where we don't create threads ourselves but our code is still being executed in multi-threaded environment. Here are some tips focused on helping you write code that is thread-ready and thread-safe.