Dragons in the Algorithm
Adventures in Programming
by Michael Chermside

Category: Programming

A Creaky Old Man's Defense of Creaky old Code

I'm beginning to wonder whether I'm turning into an "old fogey" of a computer programmer. You know, the elderly fellow who has an office near the server room; the one who always objects to the use of any new technology and goes on at length about "the good old days …

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Posted Sat 02 February 2008 by mcherm in Programming

Feast or Famine

About four weeks ago, the project that I was working on was abruptly canceled. It wasn't that there was anything wrong with the way the project was going -- there were lots of things wrong with the way the project was going, but the cancellation was due to a change in …

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Posted Mon 03 December 2007 by mcherm in Programming