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Recent posts

I Want a Platypus Too

Just read Elisabeth Hendrickson’s posts on next-generation functional testing tools, and thought the links (her articles, plus tools she finds intriguing) wo...
May 02, 2008

Code Review Coincidences

I discovered during my Wednesday trip to the MathWorks that they do extensive code reviews in house. Coincidentally, Guido van Rossum sent mail to the Python...
May 02, 2008

MathWorks Visit

I made a flying visit yesterday to the MathWorks (makers of MATLAB and other fine quantitative programming tools) to give a talk about Beautiful Code. It was...
May 01, 2008

Joel Is Feeling Grumpy Today

A grumpy but entertaining post from Joel Spolsky, ostensibly about “architecture astronauts”, that includes some choice quotes: ...this so called synchroniza...
May 01, 2008

Jeremy Is Seeking Information

Jeremy Handcock has posted a nice summary of his recent reading in information seeking. It’s a fascinating topic, and some of these papers are really intrigu...
April 29, 2008