Wanted Lonely shock absorbers. Apply within.
The Product Owner is the buffer between stake-holders and their own product team. On the stake-holder front, there are often multiple stake-holders to satisfy, update and manage expectations - all of whom are understandably eager for delivery and results.
React, in a state of confusion
Components should be stateless. Stateless where possible. Push state higher up the dependency tree. But what happens when you get to the top of the tree?
10 Myths about Software Testing
Testing is easy (and boring) but only testers can do it. Exploratory testing is bad and lots of planning is good. Hang on, testers are unnecessary in Agile projects, aren't they?
Checking & Exploring in Software Testing
Exploratory software testing has matured and grown to encompass a wide range of activities. Meanwhile, computers can be automated to perform highly efficient and reliable checks without human intervention. How can we combine these two approaches to achieve the best results?
Tab completing bash functions for a speedy workflow
As a developer, I spend a lot of my time on the command line. As a developer, I also hate repeating myself. This is why I love using bash aliases and functions wherever possible to speed up my workflow.
Specifying the version of Node.js used by AWS OpsWorks in CloudFormation templates
We have some small parts of our systems still living on AWS OpsWorks and towards the end of last week we noticed some strange behaviour after deploying an updated version via our CloudFormation template.
QCon New York 2015 key takeaways - Part 1
This is the first part of my notes and key take aways from Qonn New York 2015, a three-day conference with main features (for me) on microservices, containers and culture.
QCon New York 2015 key takeaways - Part 2
This is the second part of my notes and key take aways from Qcon New York 2015, a three day conference with main features (for me) on microservices, containers and culture.
In Due Time
Like many people, I find it a struggle to fit everything I need to do into a single day. With the deadline of my report edging ever closer, I have been experimenting with different time management tools, to help make the most out of the time given to me.
Whitelabelling with Browserify