How Rational Clear Case Stole my Innocence and Nearly Ruined my Life

A Simpler Time When I was in college in the late 90’s, we didn’t use source control. The concept existed but wasn’t pervasive in my environment. (Or, if it was, I have no recollection of using it). And, why use it? We were working projects lasting less than a semester Continue reading

How To Keep Your Best Programmers

Getting Philosophical Given that I’ve just changed jobs, it isn’t entirely surprising that I’ve had a lot of conversations recently about why I decided to do so. Generally when someone leaves a job, coworkers, managers, HR personnel, friends, and family are all interested in knowing why. Personally, I tend to Continue reading