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Not all software development processes are equal

Coding is easy / software engineering is hard – we need more engineers! Foreward: This post has been in my drafts for ages. I’m hesitant to publish because…well…how could little old me have a valid critique of such a software… Continue Reading →

Pro-Brexit Price Risk-Reduction Tip

“Brexit” is/might be coming. Is there an opportunity to get some cash in the bank and help out your customers at the same time?

Open Source vs Commercial Off-the-Shelf Software

I think the key difference between open-source and proprietary (closed-source) software isn’t openness, documentation, flexibility, or cost. It’s that people who write OpenSource software give a damn. They care.

OK, OK, yes, this post is partly blatent self-promotion, but it’s also a moment of honesty and a hopefully-interesting reflection on an interesting little test that I did today.

Don’t be content with a half-hearted internet-browsing experience!

To miss a simple case like this makes me wonder, not just what other simple errors may not be tested for in my expensive, best-in-class software, but what’s happened to software development processes.

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