codeartisan: Jon Moore: “Tales of Test-Driven Development” – Jon describes how TDD, influenced by a class Robert Martin held at CIM last week, improved the design of an immutable Map implementation he’s been working on.
The BIG Software Blog: “Scalability patterns and an interesting story…”
Lori Mac Vittie, of F5 Networks, comments on the above piece on High Scalability and the need for ‘Devops’ to really pull it off: “Applying Scalability Patterns To Infrastructure Architecture”
Pragmatic Programming Techniques: Ricky Ho: “Scalable System Design Patterns”
Pragmatic Programming Techniques: Ricky Ho: “Scalable System Design”
YouTube: Mountain Goats, Best Ever Death Metal Band In Denton (via @Jack_Beitz – awesome lyrics!):
YouTube: OFF! – I Don’t Belong (Official Video):
We still have a long way to go, but it is proof positive that Philadelphia’s long march towards being a great place to live and work is starting to get recognized.
Update: I’ve modified the headline of this post (previously: “Pew: More moving INTO Philly than leaving”) to better reflect the report’s findings. Terrific progress being made nevertheless. Go Philly!
Tom Bosley, Mr. Cunningham on Happy Days, a fairly large presentation of what I thought an ideal dad could be while I was growing up without one, passed away last week.
I wanted to offer this from my personal blog here on the Web. It was an honor to play a few songs for you on my old guitar. Your love has given me and all your children so much to learn from. Emma is here and she says hi 🙂