Don’t be afraid to take short cuts

It has been said before that the best coder is a lazy one (Jeff Atwood). A lazy programmer tries his hardest to avoid writing monotonous code and always wants to find the path of least resistence to solve a problem. Writing software, especially early in the process can be dull. This is the part of the process where you are setting up the solutions, the structure and laying down the...

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Why the best tool gets better results

As a developer, and general technologist I like shiny gadgets. I also like to use the latest tools of my trade. Before going into this I feel a story coming on... Some time ago I decided to get a new kitchen installed. Now as a self respecting man (I hate DIY) my first thought was to give it a go myself to save a bit of cash, after all how hard could it be? I went down to my local DIY store...

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