The Quality Imperative

May 10, 2010

Alan Skorks has an interesting post on different ways to look at software development: (emphasis in the original) the majority of companies that build any kind of software are ‘software as a destination’ companies. […] On the other hand, most individuals who build software for those companies would instinctively like to be (and in many […]

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The Stupidity Threshold

August 25, 2009

Alan Skorkin has a good post about how people tend to use concepts like YAGNI and TDD to justify whatever they are doing, instead of thinking about what they are doing: Every practice you use, including TDD and YAGNI has a certain threshold which I call the stupidity threshold. While you’re using the practice as […]

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