The Coding Dojo

In my post on “Being Prepared”, I wrote about the need for us to practice our craft in order to deliver high quality code. Unfortunately, there are a lot of demands for our time working on projects that are under tight deadlines and supporting existing software in production. One of the ways to escape the…

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August 13, 2015 [email protected] , , 7 Comments

Being Prepared

It happens every once in a while. I waltz into the classroom looking forward to a new lesson and suddenly realize that today is the final exam. Everything I should have been preparing for is finally due. And I haven’t done anything — no flash cards, no notes, no readings, no late night, caffeine-infested sessions…

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July 2, 2015 [email protected] , , No Comments