Blog of Rob Galanakis (@robgalanakis)

Archive for January, 2011

Boyd’s Law of Iteration

If you haven’t read Jeff Atwood’s post on Boyd’s Law of Iteration, you should. The gist is, speed of iteration beats quality of iteration. We can sometimes have a very slow iteration time on the engineering team here, and our tools suffer. On the other hand, I think our...

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Awesome ‘Design Patterns’ author interview

I ran across these three interview articles today with Erich Gamma, the author of Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software. They are totally worth reading, it won’t take more than 15 minutes or so. How to Use Design Patterns Erich Gamma on Flexibility and Reuse Design Principles from...

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