Update on Programming: “It pays the bills” vs “It satisfies me”

I’ve gotten a lot of positive responses for my previous article: Programming: “It pays the bills” vs “It satisfies me”  and it has now be republished in Chinese here , here, and here. Thanks to my Chinese readers. I can now check off another item on my list of lifetime To-Dos. Programmers of the World,Continue reading “Update on Programming: “It pays the bills” vs “It satisfies me””

Debugging: joy or necessary evil?

That’s it, you’ve done it. Spent countless hours programming this feature, the design was excellent, the coding grueling but finally: It is ALIIIVVVEEE…Wait! What was that? No…No, that’s not how it’s supposed to go, WTF (What The Fortran)!?. And so it begins, you now need to DEBUG! Personally, I do enjoy it and i recognizeContinue reading “Debugging: joy or necessary evil?”

Programming mistakes and how to avoid them

For a good write up on some common programming mistakes and how to properly avoid or mitigate them, check out this excellent article by Paul Tero. Not only you get an explanation of the mistake, but he also gives you some tools and techniques to use alongside. What i really appreciated as well about theContinue reading “Programming mistakes and how to avoid them”

Google Music Beta: A couple of months later…

I was excited to participate in the Google Music Beta testing and so far i can say that i really like the app. It performs well as far as playing music, specially through Bluetooth which i use daily. Be warned though that you better organize your music before uploading to the cloud. As I haveContinue reading “Google Music Beta: A couple of months later…”

Programming: “It pays the bills” vs “It satisfies me”

At this point in my career I find myself increasingly frustrated with my day to day work. You see, living in the DMV area (DC-MD-VA), a lot of the jobs available are in government contracting and as many will tell you, those are well paying jobs with a certain level of job security added. ForContinue reading “Programming: “It pays the bills” vs “It satisfies me””