Category: Work

Agile: Where Developers Go To Die

I recently stumbled across Why “Agile” and especially Scrum are terrible on Twitter. This is the first time I have found someone who shares my dislike for the SCRUM/Sprint/Agile methodology for the same reasons as me. In...

Jason’s Laws of Development

As a developer I realise there are some fundamental laws that must never be broken. Below is my summary of these laws. (I would number them, but they all deserve to be Number 1) Code...

SUMO

So I started as a Frontend Dev at Sumo in April. I must say it is a wonderful place to work. The office environment is great, the people I work with are passionate about...

Exit Interview

I wasn’t given the exit interview I asked for when I left Moodle HQ – I asked for one because I felt there was a lot of good that Moodle HQ was doing, but...

Wholesaler

I’ve finally moved away from GoDaddy for my domains. I now use TPP Wholesale, which means I get domains for about the same price, but I don’t have anyone trying to upsell their services...

Firing Squad

Matt – the sys admin at Moodle HQ is being forced to publicly shoulder blame for an outage that was caused by the hosting provider we use. I think this is kind of rough....