Month: November 2015

The Superman Effect

The nature of writing code is inherently difficult. Programmers are asked to build complex systems, make them easy to use, and hopefully do it with minimal bugs and security holes. And generally it’s the act of problem-solving that goes into writing code that is the hardest part. I’ve been writing code in some form or …

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Post-Release Maintenance

Of all things that go in to building software, my favorite part is releasing code to production. It’s nice when users can finally benefit from all your hard work knowing that perhaps you made their jobs a little bit better. And whether you’re building an internal line-of-business website, a downloadable product, or a new version …

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