Back in 1999 I managed a development team of around 15 developers. We were on a high-pressure project, working long hours and crunching it hard. As the director, I could contribute little to the day-to-day coding projects, so I did what I could to ease the burden and make life as comfortable as I could […]
Are you paying the price for a lack of consistency?
In any team sport, the best teams have consistency and chemistry. – Roger Staubach When writing code was my day job, my projects inevitably went like this: Check the code out. Read the code to figure out what is going on. Start reformatting the code and re-writing pieces of the code that didn’t match my […]