February 2007 Entries

de facto !!

"developers are hell-bent-for-leather to build everything from scratch every time, and that we have to learn to use tools to free us to build bigger and better things instead of re-inventing the wheel every time." Code documentation is a virtue 'Copy-Paste' is NOT COOL ! SRS is KING Efficient estimation requires wisdom Couldnt help copy-pasting this ;-) (http://www.digital-web.com... Branch when possible Execute just the code you need Make Flags Clean up your sniffing ......

An nescis, mi fili, quantilla prudentia mundus regatur ?

A quote from one of the esteemed statesmen in Swedish history Axel Oxenstierna (1853- 1654). He said it to his son who was afraid that he was not worthy of representing his country in the Westfalian peace negotiations (that ended the 30-year war). Little did he know that those words never has been more true than in this day and age. It translates to : "Do you not know, my son, with how little sense the world is run?". and I recommence ......