Best of Codesqueeze 2008Filed Under Squeezed Links
Another year down! I will admit, more of the fun posts like Whiteboard Wednesdays and Happy Numbers have been lacking, but I hope to pick that ball back up and start again real soon. Here are some New Year resolutions:
- New site redesign in January
- More video posts
- More Developer Faceoffs!
Reading them for your first or second time, here is the “no-fluff-just-stuff” posts of 2008:
- Why Office Gurus Are Bad (And The Buses Who Hit Them)
- Why Your Manager Doesn’t Like To Throw Away Work (And You Do)
- Whiteboard Wednesday: The ROI of Testing
- How Your Socks Can Determine Software Lifespan
- The Diminishing Return on Code Uniformity
- What Your Dog Can Teach You About Building Teams
- Whiteboard Wednesday: Benefits of Point Estimation
- The Quest For Perfect Proportions In Your Software
- Does Satisfice Mean Agile?
- Whiteboard Wednesday: Effective Communication Channels
- Comfort vs. Confidence – A Thin Line Between Apathy and Assurance
- Does Your Manager Deserve More Pay?
- Balancing A Workaholic Schedule
- Work Tunnel Vision – Why It’s Bad For Your Mind
- Whiteboard Wednesday: Keeping Teams Small
- Mr. Yuk Says Project Roadmaps Are Poisonous
- Refactoring Code Is Like Doing The Dishes
- Geek Speak: When Developers Attack!
- The Illusion Of Technically Competent Managers
- 5 Reasons Atlassian Is Cooler Than Your Company (Or Mine)
- It’s Software – And I Helped!
- Whiteboard Wednesday: The Probability of Getting Tasks Done
- The Stand Up Quit Sweeping Known Uncertainity Under The Rug
- Features Do Not Exist (Only Benefits)
- Your New Process (Some Assembly Required)
- Clients, Budgets, and The Credit Card Phenomenon
- The Blame Game: How Necessary Is Traceability?
- Customer Polarizing – Why Microsoft Will Always Be A Mediocre Giant
- My Agile Wall (Plus A Few Tricks)
- How To INVEST In Your User Stories
- The Easy Way to Writing Good User Stories
- Destroying Teams One Broken Window At A Time
- The Paris Hilton Approach To Software Development
- Abstraction Is For Both Humans And Software, But Not Software
- Don’t Go For The Doughnut
- Adding People To A Late Project Makes It Later
- Why New Developers Should Consider Contracting
- Is Product Splintering The Future Of Software?
- How You Can Code Global Poverty Away
- What America’s Got Talent Can Teach You About Managing
- Quit Putting Your Solution In My Feature Request!
- How To Organize A Gosh-Darn Good Resume
- Quit Exaggerating On Your Skill Set
- Sell Yourself With Business Benefits (And Not Geek Speak)
- Ensure Your Resume Doesn’t Get Thrown In The Trash