So my last blog started a little conversation – over 2000 views and greater than 50 comments.
And as I noted when I looked at my blog list of musings over the past 15 years here on this community site of various names I found that that blog was my 49th. Which makes this one my 50th.
I thought a really nice visualisation of a 7*7 3d interactive chart in d3js would have been fun but it is far easier to write 1000 words than generate an interactive chart (at least for me)
There certainly has been a time over the past couple of years when this sentiment from Jelana hit home. I have been too busy working or travelling and needed to take time to relax rather than go to another event, write another blog or learn the new thing about <insert new shiny tool here>
But this is tech and tech marches on – it indeed is the most like time and tide.
As I mentioned in the previous blog two key skills in modern development are:
- source control
- unit testing
Software though is made for people and by people. As much as geeks try to ignore this – it remains true.
So … we need to also include tools in our belt like:
Just a little thought for a Wednesday ( adjusted for your timezone of course )