WHAT WOULD THE CORGIS DO?

Thoughts on software remodeling and legacy code.
  • Developer Differences: Makers vs Menders
    AUG 14, 2015 Written by Andrea Goulet

    While it's true that there are many software developers who do enjoy starting with a clean slate, there is also a group who loves working on making existing applications better. Rather than starting from scratch and building an 80% solution, these developers are ideal for taking over a project once it's become stable, and nurturing it for a long time. Neither developer is better. Both are needed in the software world. You just need to understand when to use each one.

  • Hey, White House! APIs Are Not Copyrightable.
    JUN 1, 2015 Written by M. Scott Ford

    There's been an interesting case winding it's way through the court system in the United States over the past few years. The outcome of the case is hinging on one small question: Can you copyright an API?