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Running with Code Like scissors, only more dangerous October 2007 Entries
The Classic Mistakes Enumerated
I come from kind of a varied background. Working for more than six years in a library, I had access to a number of books, and some became particularly valuable. Rapid Development by Steve McConnell is one of them. In it, McConnell outlines studies about people and processes, personality, management, and development, all with the emphasis on generating rapid development techniques. Of interest to me is that McConnell doesn't really go into specific rapid development or agile methods techniques, such ......

Posted On Thursday, October 18, 2007 1:46 PM

A C# Primer - Understanding Events
A good friend of mine recently got a job as a technical reviewer - I guess he'll be reviewing code other people write for static analysis. I'm excited, because he's been a longtime Java user, and the job works with C#. So this post goes out to him, as well as all the other people looking to learn the basics of C#. When I came to C#, I came primarily from a JavaScript background, with about a semester of University Java on top of it. By the time I got to C#, I had already broken down the basics of ......

Posted On Tuesday, October 16, 2007 12:19 AM

Thanks, Microsoft!
I've been putting this off WAY too long, and I just wanted to say thank you to Microsoft and especially Tim Heuer and the folks out here in the Phoenix office for throwing an AWESOME launch party for Halo 3! It was cool to meet other people and revel in the glory that was deathmatch (especially when CJ was camping the tunnel in Sandtrap with the Gravity Hammer... But hey, camping is a legitimate strategy. Thanks, especially, for the opportunity to win an Xbox 360 Elite ......

Posted On Monday, October 1, 2007 3:56 PM

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