Last week the company I work declared that “XP is the answer to our development process”. I have never worked in an XP environment before so it will be interesting to see how well it works. But before I jump into this I wanted record some thoughts I have about XP and then as time
According to this years GITA program, http://www.gita.org/events/annual/28/program.pdf p. 21, I co-presented a talk about GIS XML Vocabularies. I had been planning on presenting this topic with Pedro Pacheco when we work together at GE but when I left GE I decided to let him do it without me. Apparently the program did not get updated
A few months ago I pointed a colleague at XUL as a way to implement a user interface without requiring local installation. After doing a bit of research he mentioned theMozilla Amazon Browser to me. I have been intrigued by the idea of XUL and XAML since I first encountered them but MAB is the
I have just passed the six month mark at my new job. And I am learning a lot of new things, which is nice. However, I recently noticed an anti-pattern in my performance in my new job. Anti-pattern: Developing generic technical services as a form of procrastination. My basic tendency is to develop software “bottom-up”,
I happened across this interesting little tibit yesterday. It is a bookmarklet that generates a password based on the domain name and a master password. It makes it so that you can have a different password for every website you need to logon to without having to remember hundreds of passwords.
If you are reading this blog you probably already know this but… My new “permanent” email address is pezra AT barelyenough DOT org. I will still receive email sent to my previously “permanent” addresses but it is possible that this might change at some point in the future.