A burst of articles at the bottom which constitutes this week’s rant. Bottom line: your programming language almost certainly isn’t ‘Strongly Typed’ no matter what you think.
What is Code?
There no getting away from this: This article will take some time to read, but it’s worth it. It articulates perfectly the profession of a developer, and conveys it well to someone that might not understand.
A Love for Legacy
Do we love our legacy apps? Almost certainly not. Should we? Yes, according to this article. Though, ‘Love’ in this case is the product of care, nurture and time.
I was invited by Google to its ‘secret’ interview process — here’s what happened
Fascinating story of a developer who was headhunted by google via a program in their search engine.
Library patterns: Why frameworks are evil
If you look past the F# specific stuff, this is quite a good argument against overuse of frameworks.
The Psychological Speed of Mobile Interfaces
Recruiting – There is no such thing as a developer shortage
Script your own C# code via a web page app.
Strong / Weak / Static / Dynamic Typed Languages
What does it mean for a programming language to have any of the following characteristics. Most people, when they say a language is “Strongly Typed” actually mean “Statically Typed”.
I Could Care Less