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Open Source and Proprietary

The cathedral and the Bazaar


Problem breakdown and solving useful for your entire career

12 years, 12 lessons thoughtworks

Boring Software Manifesto:

Some examples:

  • 3-tier applications over micro services
  • relational database over NoSQL
  • page reloads over single page applications

New to development? Being a better programmer and making it easier to write better code

Workplace, People and Companies

Process and Management

DOWNTIME: The Wastes in a process

  • Defects
  • Overproduction
  • Waiting
  • Not utilizing talent
  • Transportation
  • Inventory excess
  • Motion waste
  • Excess processing

On Management and Hierachies: Do we need them?

Continuous Delivery

Site Reliability

Google Site Reliability Engineering Book

Project Management

How one jira ticker made my employer $1 million dollars

All that is wrong with Development Estmates

Unix Related Stories

Design and UX

North Design and development standards handbook


Why Ionel thinks MySQL is a terrible choice with django

High Availability MySQL from github engineering (way over my head)

PgExercises – Do Postgres exercises for fun

Web Servers

An Intro to Nginx for Developers



Java Based TDD Tests


API testing is exploratory testing: Testing API’s is more exploratory in nature than just automating and regression testing. The data they provide (or don’t) is rish in nature and needs to be aligned with what people need to get or do with them.





Data Science

Data Science Visualisation with Python

Websites for Books

The Eye EU – Find technical books on many topics



Search Engines

Living Well

Distance yourself from people who:

  1. Speak poorly of others
  2. Have problems for every solution
  3. Make you feel bad about yourself
  4. Always feel entitled
  5. Blame others for losing
  6. Take more than give
  7. Enjoy complaining
  8. Cheat or lie
  9. Bully or troll
  10. Nitpick as a hobby