Category: Software Development

Category: Software Development

Some thoughts about XP

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

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Category: Software Development

Web Applications

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

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An Anti-pattern I Have

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”,

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Passwordlet

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.