Thursday, June 30, 2011


To understand why details matter, you first need to notice them.

-- Rands in Response

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Measure performance

Even if you know exactly what is going on in your system, measure performance, don’t speculate. You’ll learn something, and nine times out of ten, it won’t be that you were right!

Skilled people & doomed companies

It’s a fact that a lot of skilled people are working at doomed companies, and that’s bad, because the most precious resource (in business) is the time, energy, talent, and creativity of these people.
-- Eric Reis @

Monday, June 27, 2011

Great Habits

“I’m not a great programmer; I’m just a good programmer with great habits.”

-- Kent Beck

Friday, June 24, 2011

About design and refactoring

"The harder it is to see the design in the code, the harder it is to preserve it, and the more rapidly it decays. Regular refactoring helps code retain its shape."