At some point or another every designer will face a project that requires some prototyping preliminary work. Believe me when I say that deciding what tool is right for you can be overwhelming, and borderline discouraging. There is a vast collection of tools out there with a multitude of features that don’t always fit the […]
Are you looking for an alternative to Jira? There are tons of project management tools on the market today, but most of them are not as feature-rich as Jira. This list will provide you with alternatives that can compete with and/or provide a better user experience than Jira.
Rather than looking at paired programming as an alternative to traditional code review, use paired programming as an addition in order to accomplish communication and training goals. Code review and programming pairing will both benefit the quality of code.
Jixee is constantly improving to make life easier for developers. We were getting quite a few requests for a burndown chart feature, and to fulfill our customer’s needs we’ve added a user friendly burndown chart to our reporting repertoire. What’s a Burndown Chart? A burndown chart is a visual representation of tasks left vs. time, […]
Shiny new projects hold such promise, so why do they often fade into oblivion? No matter what the task — a programming project, a new diet, a simple chore — it can be vexing when not finishing projects become a pattern. In fact, it’s downright harmful. In research settings, people who procrastinate have higher levels […]
“Richard is a 10xer. I’m barely a 1xer.” – Big Head, HBO’s Silicon Valley At its core, programming is about efficiency. It’s about eliminating any unnecessary step to complete the desired function faster. That’s why the distinction of being a “10x engineer” is held in such high esteem. A 10x engineer is an engineer who’s […]
Here’s the scientific way to power through a hackathon, from a medical standpoint. Onward to victory!
Some people blame developers for how long it takes to create software, but it might not be them as much as the process that is slowing things down.
Lazy people find shortcuts and save time. Who’s to say that a lazy developer isn’t just an expert at time management?
Decision fatigue is a real thing that decreases your ability to make the right choices due to being mentally exhausted. In this blog post, we’ll show you how to combat decision fatigue and stay in the software development game at 100%.