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Programming

Formulaic or Free Form Development?

Design Process 1.jpg As software and applications developers and Managers of the same, I think many of us struggle with the Pros and Cons of the varied development processes available to us.   There are many methodologies available and a simple click over to Wikipedia  will generate a cascade of more pages than you have time to read.

If you have time for a quick straight forward discussion of two points of view, have a read through Matt Ward's discussion "On the Concept of Process" published by DESIGNM.AG.  Matt has written a short discussion that I am sure echoes the experience of many developers and certainly that of myself and many of my colleagues.  

Pair Programming - so that's what we were doing?

stuart-wray-small.jpgI was catching up on some January articles in Computing Now and came across a "new" technique called "Pair Programming".

Ontario - Grand Masters Provincial Curling - Mar 2010

One of my many passions is Curling and the opportunity to combine that with another hobby couldn't be passed up.  I coded up a couple PHP web pages and some MySQL to help out Dad display and administer the 2010 Provincial Grand Masters playdown standings during the event on-line.

Software Development for TNG Genealogy Software