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Lessons Learned Preserved for Posterity July 2008 Entries
Whose Fault Are Poor Requirements?
I had thought I would do my first Lesson Learned about my control for the upcoming Silverlight Contest, but recent events changed my mind. A phrase has been bandied about alot at work lately, a phrase we've all heard and uttered in one form or another at least once in our software careers. It exists in numerous variations, but essentially boils down to this: "The software is bad because the requirements were bad." I've seen it happen far too often: somebody complains that "<x> is broken" and ......

Posted On Monday, July 28, 2008 10:33 PM

Silverlight Contest

In case you haven't heard, there's a programming contest going on. It's the Silverlight Control Builder Contest and you've still got time to play for fabulous prizes and the awe of your fellow geeks!

I'm gonna enter. Are you? Wait, you haven't had the chance to mess around with Silverlight? Neither have I!

Won't it be fun?

Posted On Thursday, July 24, 2008 10:41 PM

So What's This Then?
And here it is. Another blog. Seems like everyone has one these days. Except me. ...Until now. So yeah, I've finally decided to enter the blogosphere, whatever that is. It's not like there's anything roundish about the folks who write blogs. Except maybe near the belly. Ahem. Where was I? Oh, yes, blogging. So yeah, I'm blogging now. Mostly this blog will involve me posting about my pain developing software and the salves I used to soothe it. It will mostly be C# oriented, 'cause that's where I spend ......

Posted On Thursday, July 24, 2008 4:57 PM

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