Putting this newsletter on "pause" for at least a few weeks while I ramp up on a new job -- plus, the problem with Github, and why the best engineers I've worked with were the impatient ones
I think what was weird about Pivotal was how the environment fused "do what works" with "be kind."
Was it pairing? TDD? Retros? Or was it that we could write code in peace, without being bitten by possums?
There are so many different books I could write about Neovim! I'd like to write the one that's the most useful for you.
You should have an e-mail list. Yes, you. Anyone who is reading this right now. I mean it. Stop what you're doing, open a new tab, and go get yourself a website that has an e-mail sign up form.
Skylounge solves common problems with implementing CI/CD for large numbers of teams, and managing applications on platforms, especially in secure and regulated environments, and it does so without hiding anything from developers.
What we're buying is flexibility. We're buying the ability to safely change our designs later. We're making a little downpayment in our ability to understand our future designs, and to understand the impact of changes that we make.
When someone you work with is doing something obnoxious and weird, don't ask why. Just accept that they like doing whatever it is and address the impact of what they're doing.
If you want executives to listen to you, you need to learn to use metrics. Here's how.
Today I'd like to introduce you to a project called "Zero."