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IT Sections

The IT section covers the whole process of Application Development, among other topics.

The Glossary is an organised entry point to notes on industry technologies, protocols and products, and business terms one hears.


To take your time going over a presentation I have given, view it again on the Presentations page.


Or simply read the Blogs during my Pomodoro breaks between trying to find solutions to problems under lack of time, budget and your average IT duress.


Errata Blog

A blog about the current moment…

Link to more entries: Errata, Life, Humour, etc.

Don't plan for smooth sailing

Don't plan for smooth sailing: it's a waste of time as everybody is already doing it. Plan on everything but.

Pre-mortem projects.

2018/09/17 08:24 · skysigal

Why is it that “Before” is alphabetically after “After”?

And why is “Post” alphabetically after “Pre”?

And PreviousAft is also not the alphabetical…

2018/09/04 22:19 · skysigal

Meaning: “Not accepting that you are at the terminus of this train of thought.”

2018/08/06 12:05 · skysigal
The failure mode of clever is..."a**hole"

Advice to the precocious amongst us.

2018/07/29 11:33 · skysigal

“School is like starting life with a 12-year jail sentence in which bad habits are the only curriculum truly learned”

Src: http://www.cantrip.org/gatto.html

2018/07/27 21:03 · skysigal

Dry .NET Blog

A blog about the latest code fragment that titillate me…

Link to more entries: NET Entries

High Friction = Poor Documentation

High Friction development environments (JSON/ARM/PowerShell/VSTS) makes everything harder than needed. Difficulty leads to exhaustion rather than exhaltation. Exhaustion leads to poor or no post-completion documentation. Poor documentation + difficult environments = poor maintenance. Poor maintenance = terminal state.

2018/04/29 12:39 · skysigal