The cost of building a skateboard ... and a lot of PSs
2018-05-26 Software Engineering Culture
The other day I was explaining again how to build an MVP and I was using the skateboard picture (again :)). In the middle of the discussion I realized ... Read More
Advent of Code 2017 ... Reloaded!!!
OK … it took me a while, but … hopefully it was worth it!!! Last year at christmas I did the Advent of Code and … really liked ... Read More
Tenable new hire training ... and integrating sbt-release with sbt-github-release
2018-05-04 Software Engineering Scala
The other day I was flying to the Tenable new hire training in Columbia/MD and that means … 8 hours of uninterrupted coding time!!! At the ... Read More
Category Theory for Programmers ... Reviewing THE course!
A couple of weeks ago Angel pointed me to a very nice lecture: Category Theory for Programmers (from/by Bartosz Milewski). Bartosz Milewski is a ... Read More
Assembling a Gatling (gun) ... how hard can it be?
2018-03-07 Software Engineering Scala
Back to the roots!!! I am writing Gatling tests (again :)). (Obviously) I used to do this (a lot :)), when I was with Gilt (for an obvious reason :)). ... Read More
GDSE @ edx.org (with TU Delft)
2018-01-24 Software Engineering Management Conferences
MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are massive!!! I did my first one 7 years ago (on Cousera; Martin Odersky’s course on Functional Programming ... Read More
About being a (software development) manager ... and managing energy!!!
2018-01-20 Software Engineering Management Culture
A lot has been written and said about what you need to do as a manager or more specifically as a manager of a software development ... Read More
Hackweeks @ Nitro ... The Why, The What, The How
2017-07-29 Software Engineering Management Culture
As already discussed: I am obsessed with building cars!!! Not in the sense that I want/need to build cars, but in the sense that Henry Ford famously ... Read More
How to make your options in the future suck less!!!
2017-06-26 Software Engineering Scala Functional Programming
If you are here for some advise on how to invest your money (using options), you are in the wrong place. This is about how to use Scala Options in ... Read More
Leadership at Amazon ... Productive Friction 2.0
2017-06-12 Software Engineering Management Culture
The other day I was reading the letter that Jeff Bezo’s is writing to shareholders every year. The obsession with fast, good decision making was ... Read More