Building a Fort: Lessons in Software Estimation
This is a great example that shows just how hard software estimation can be.
You never know unless you try!
As I’ve always said, action is the key to success. You can’t succeed unless you try.
Financial Models for Underachievers: Two Years of the Real Numbers of a Startup
Not only do you get numbers, it also includes some lessons learned on top of it.
The Monkey Experiment, (or) “Why Do We Do That?”
Sometimes it’s good to questions “because it’s always been done that way.”
Software is Hard
It’s a longer article, but it’s also very good. If you really want to understand why software is sometimes hard to build, read this article.
How simple little things can have such large impacts!
The F5 Key Is Not a Build Process
Unfortunately this is all too common in the software industry…
Why Does Software Spoil?
Another great article by Jeff. He gives a great argument as to why some great software applications sometimes spoil over time.
10 types of programmers you’ll encounter in the field
A little humor to end today’s list. And there is a lot of truth to this list.