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Scott Miller Appsguild - Software craftsmanship, project management, and the biz of software December 2006 Entries
Where does your company rate on the Joel Test?
Famed software guru Joel Spolsky has created a jobs board that actively incorporates his Joel Test, a 12 item score that rates your software house/department. The Joel Test Do you use source control? Can you make a build in one step? Do you make daily builds? Do you have a bug database? Do you fix bugs before writing new code? Do you have an up-to-date schedule? Do you have a spec? Do programmers have quiet working conditions? Do you use the best tools money can buy? Do you have testers? Do new candidates ......

Posted On Thursday, December 28, 2006 9:49 AM

What is your personal alignment?
My friend and I were having an interesting conversation last night - one of those conversations that you have when it either really late or your are drunk (which we weren't). The conversation was on personal alignment - you know, like D&D alignment. Not that we are gamers, but we were discussing our own personal alignment and the ramifications thereof. Lawful Good Neutral Good Chaotic Good Lawful Neutral Neutral Chaotic Neutral Lawful Evil Neutral Evil Chaotic Evil I personally think that I am ......

Posted On Saturday, December 23, 2006 6:14 PM

More to a Geek than Meet's the Eye
Looking back on this year, I haven't posted much since the Geeks with Blogs Game Contest last summer. I am working as a Project Manager on a security accreditation project at work. Obviously I can't post much on that since I would be compromising the NDA. Doesn't leave me much about work to talk about, although I love using Microsoft Project. I have six months left on an MBA, which takes some time in the evenings and weekends. I wish I was more like George Clingerman and his XNA3Way buddies (despite ......

Posted On Thursday, December 21, 2006 11:05 PM

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