Trunk and Branches

I know what you’re thinking. He’s writing a post about revision control: SVN, Git, etc. Nope. This post is all about training and education. More specifically, I’m talking about what...

Evaluating Developers

The differences among software developers are much more subtle and detailed than categorizing them as poor, good, great or even rating them on a 1-10 scale. There are plenty of capable developers and ...

Career Strategy

I asked my brother (CTO, Crew) what he thought of my last post, about competitive advantage. He said it was ‘dense’ and asked if I had run it against a program that calculates the grade le...

Competitive Advantage for Developers

Do the tenets of competitive advantage for companies also apply to software developers? Is there anything about competitive advantage that we as the builders of software can learn to assist with our o...

Software Development Community

At my workplace, zedIT, our development team has been holding a quarterly half-day seminar session for the past few years. It’s an opportunity for us to get together and talk about what we are d...