This post gathers a few things I ran into the last few weeks and thought it would be fun to share it with you.
Here’s a problem that *sounded* impossible… I almost regret posting the story to a wide audience, because it makes a great tale over drinks at a conference. The story is slightly altered in order to protect the guilty, elide over irrelevant and boring details, and generally make the whole thing more entertaining. I was working [...]
When Rasmus Lerdorf first put PHP together, he – quite sensibly, despite his heritage – chose not to write it in Greenlandic or Danish. Good job too – that would have been rather unpleasant to work with. He opted instead, being in Canada at the time, for the local tongue. No, not French – that [...]
What if Visual Studio supported achievements, just like games on Steam, Xbox or PS3? Bragging to your coworkers about which one you’ve just unlocked, imagine that! Here’s a little proposed list for some of them. .NET / C# flavored, of course Falling Down – Created a new SharePoint project Job Security – Written a LINQ [...]
Logorama from Marc Altshuler – Human Music on Vimeo. This is a short film that was directed by the French animation collective H5, François Alaux, Hervé de Crécy + Ludovic Houplain. It was presented at the Cannes Film Festival 2009. It opened the 2010 Sundance Film Festival and won a 2010 academy award under the [...]
The eternal battle!! Designers vs Developers. Which one are you? …and in case you wondered… Devz ruule!! Source: http://sixrevisions.com/infographics/web-designers-vs-web-developers-infographic/
Did you ever have a customer that was a bit more invasive in the project he assigned to you? Or maybe a case when he insisted on his own opinion despite your professional expertise? Did this project created a few horror stories to share with friends and co-workers?