Monthly Archives: March 2008

PTOM: OCP revisited in Ruby

I was playing with some Ruby code this weekend and thought I would show some OCP with Ruby. For more of an in-depth discussion on OCP please read my previous post. Now the first thing I want to point out … Continue reading 

Posted in PTOM, Ruby | 3 Comments

Hanging your code out to dry

I was speaking with Marcus Bratton the other day about code reviews. We both agreed that they are very valuable but finding the time is probably the most difficult aspect of any code review. Paired Programming helps to eliminate the … Continue reading 

Posted in Agile Project Coaching & Management, Agile Teams | Leave a comment

Hard to say goodbye

Well yesterday was my final day at Wachovia.  It was really hard to say goodbye to all the wonderful friends and colleagues I have made there but it was time to move on.  It was really difficult to leave such … Continue reading 

Posted in Lostechies | 9 Comments

PTOM: The Open Closed Principle

The open closed principle is one of the oldest principles of Object Oriented Design. I won’t bore you with the history since you can find countless articles out on the net. But if you want a really comprehensive read please … Continue reading 

Posted in PTOM | 7 Comments

Twhirl is a must for a desktop Twitter client

If you are Twitterhaulic like Mr Chad Meyer.  I strongly recommend giving Twhirl a whirl!  (Sorry couldn’t resist).  I am very impressed with the Adobe Air interface.  Very clean and stylish. Twhirl brings together tons of functionality leveraging the twitter … Continue reading 

Posted in Tools | 3 Comments

Some people have too much time

So I gave my two weeks at my current employer around a week ago.  So I really wasn’t expecting practical jokes until maybe the end of this week.  Well lets just say my team got creative and managed to wrap … Continue reading 

Posted in Humor | 6 Comments