“Visual Studio is one of the single largest pieces of software in the world,” he (Chris Granger, a software developer who worked as a lead at Microsoft on Visual Studio) said. “It’s over 55 million lines of code. And one of the things that I found out in this study is more than 98 percent of it is completely irrelevant. All this work had been put into this thing, but it missed the fundamental problems that people faced.
We, as software developers, will face more and more regulatory demands. Business, government, laws will tell us how to do our work.
Best article about Erlang Schedulers, I found so far …
Thank you, Chad Fowler @chadfowler for pointing to Glenn Vanderburg’s @glv update of his wonderful talk “Real Software Engineering”. I was fascinated by one of the early versions I saw at Rails Conf 2011 in Baltimore.
Annoyed by Mac OS repeating calendar notifications every hour even when you already dismissed them?
There is hope! :)
Interview ‘An Evening at Erlang Factory’
I really don’t care a lot about Office - I just never used it. Though I have to blame when (Austrian) schools forces children to buy (or thieve) Office to do stuff which could be done with a variety of free apps (in some cases easier than with Microsoft’s version.
My favorite browser for the last month (or was it years?) was Chrome. After upgrading to Maverick I read this Article about battery life and I switched back to Safari.
My GnuPGP encryption is back with Lion’s Mail.