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The influence of programming paradigms on development techniques
I was reading an old paper recently A Requirements-Driven Software Development Methodology by Castro, Kolp and Mylopoulo...
Hiring a software engineer in their late 40s
I recently saw this toot in Mastodon and I had a good laugh with it. It’s trite, but many older workers in the sof...
Keep your code simple, Wirth style
On keeping your code simple (because you know you only write it once, but you maintain it for the rest of your life), th...
Grace Hopper did not create Cobol
Republishing something I wrote in lobste.rs some time back about the role of Grace Hopper in the creation of Cobol: Grac...
It took longer than expected, but after some careful planning and making use of the great Oracle cloud free tier I moved...