5 Ways To Keep Your Software Engineers Happy

This is written for all of you project managers out there who are having problems keeping your software engineers happy. Actually, it’s written for anyone employing software engineers… period. Whether you think you are keeping them happy or not. I’m no expert on project management, but I am a software engineer and I do know …

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LyricWiki Search Gadget Released

I just released my latest WordPress plugin, the LyricWiki Search Widget. If you have a self-hosted WordPress blog or site it adds a sidebar widget to search for song lyrics on LyricWiki.org. You can see it in action on my sidebar now, right below my last.fm album listings. I thought that was a fitting place …

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Web Developers Coming To A Desktop Near You

For the first part of my career I fought against being pigeonholed as a web programmer or web developer. Why? I wanted to build serious applications.. real applications that ran on the desktop and consumed large amounts of resources. Of course, eventually I gave up fighting that battle and migrated towards the web application. That …

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Tech Bundle – June 13, 2007

Apple To Sell iTunes Through Bebo In an aggressive move to target the youth demographic Apple will utilize Bebo’s music-focused social network to sell iTunes songs directly to users and site visitors. This will initially roll out as an option in the UK and Ireland. Read More… Who Needs College? The Triumph of Young Web …

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What Does QA Stand For Again?

Quality assurance and/or testing should be an integral part of any software engineer’s process. Well, for that matter it should be part of any person’s process who produces anything to distribute. Whether you are a one man shop, a group of five or an empire of thousands the process should be there and actually is …

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