Category Archives: Thoughts and opinions

Experience is not competence

Competence is being able to do something well. Experience is the accumulation of knowledge and know-how that, if used well, can enhance your competence. But while experience can enhance your competence, the two are not rigidly linked, and experience and … Continue reading

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The benefits of continuous micro-fixing

In software engineering, “micro-fixes” are these small fixes that you make to the code of a software product. Like the fixes of defects of all types and sizes, they are synergistic: the overall improvement is always greater than the sum … Continue reading

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It’s not its

I am constantly saddened by the poor standards of writing in general. On the one hand, I know that this is nothing new, as there will always be people who can’t write correctly, lots of them, to varying degrees. That … Continue reading

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Quality is important

I meant to write a small post on why it’s important to write software of the highest quality, but it turns out that I don’t need to – many others have done it better. Instead, I’ll write about what it … Continue reading

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