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Years ago, I lost my temper while arguing with my brother, and said, "Jeff, I could teach you everything I know and you'd still be an idiot." Please keep that in mind as you read this site.

Recent posts

Code Reviews

People talk about code reviews far more often than they do them, despite the fact that everyone (reviewers and coders alike) seems to get a lot out of them. ...
June 26, 2004

Bottom up and top down meet

Among other Helium tasks, I’ve working on has been some rough screenshots of what our web interface might end up looking like. What I’ve found interesting ab...
June 26, 2004

Getting Balls Rolling in the Real World

Many books describe how to get a project rolling. Unfortunately, none of their descriptions match anything I've ever seen in the real world. For example, R...
June 25, 2004

Whiteboard Simplicity

Roy Osherove posted a description of his team's whiteboard-based project management technique. Like most "agile" technologies, it won't scale to large team...
June 22, 2004