Monthly Archives: April 2008

If you suddenly had a week of free time…

I’m gonna take a minute away from my regularly scheduled blog posts (GoF patterns, Agile Arguments, etc) and seek wisdom from the Collective. Aside from spending more time with the family and the kids, doing some networking and career building, … Continue reading 

Posted in Misc | 17 Comments

Agile Arguments, Part 1 – The Kickoff

Kickoff First, let me say that this post has nothing to do with recent events in my employment situation other than it was a the final small straw on the beleaguered camel’s back that is my patience with half-baked, poorly … Continue reading 

Posted in Agile, Agile Arguments | 4 Comments

Ancient wisdom is inescapable, especially with project management

Introduction Today was my last day with my current former employer, as you may have heard from my (also now-former) coworker.  We quit on principle after having several irreconcilable differences of opinions with our management over how to manage and … Continue reading 

Posted in Agile, Mangement, Programming | 11 Comments

Pablo’s Topic of the Month – April: Design Patterns

Pablo’s Topic of the Month – April: Design Patterns Over the next few days and weeks, the Los Techies crew will be writing a number of blog posts focused a particular subject in addition to their regular blogging.  Pablo’s Topic … Continue reading 

Posted in Patterns, Principles, Programming, PTOM | 2 Comments

Pablo’s Topic of the Month – April: Advanced Language Patterns for Visual Basic

Pablo’s Topic of the Month – April: Advanced Language Patterns for Visual Basic Following on the coat tails of last months’ Pablo’s Topic of the Month – March: Leveraging XML for Computationally Expensive Operations, I’d like to announce the new … Continue reading 

Posted in 1998, Humor | 8 Comments