Efficiency and effectiveness. These two concepts are quite often mixed up. Each with their own strengths and weaknesses. Understanding these concepts will increase the impact of a software developers work. Continue Reading
The feeling when you hit the button and push the code to server. You’re done! You’ve implemented a new feature that’s going to be ready for the end-user. Soon. You see that the code has reached the build machine, and a new build gets scheduled. You get up to take a quick break and end up chatting with a few colleagues on the way. When you get back you see there are 10 messages in your inbox and the same number of notifications on your team chat.
Looking around, you see that the scheduled build has failed. And now there are 5 other schedules builds that ended up failing. It looks like you’ve just broken the build. The rest of the team of 20 developers are now blocked from committing in their code.
You sit down feeling… Continue Reading
Dear Lone ‘Team Player’,
Welcome to our team. We care about working together and improving as a whole. We know there are some challenges with the codebase, but are gradually improving as we deliver functionality. Continue Reading