ArtLung Posts tagged with software
The Failures of the iOS6 Maps Application
(Sep 21, 2012)
The hard lesson of the failures of the new iOS6 Maps Application – painfully and hilariously observed in theamazingios6maps.tumblr.com — is the subject of this post from a GIS professional: Google Maps announces a 400 year advantage over Apple Maps: TL;DR: Perhaps the most egregious error is that Apple’s team relied on quality control by…
Hate Driven Development
(Jul 15, 2009)
Quote of the day, via rc3: I’ve used the term a few times, and now it’s time to officially coin it: Hate Driven Development. It’s when you come to hate working on something so much that it inspires a surge of productivity that leads to completion. Most projects that involve this methodology include a procrastination…
Offline Blog Tools
(Aug 04, 2008)
Some months ago I was prompted to learn a bit more about the tools out there for offline and online alternating blogging tools. Not server software, but applications which allow you to compose your blog and post when you have online access. I was not very impressed by any of them, but then I also…
JDarkroom and focus.
(Nov 03, 2007)
So I have a problem with focus sometimes. My mind drifts thither and yon. I have a lot of interests, and it can be hard to stay on-task, at home, at work, anywhere. My “Misc” posts are all about that. Whatever’s in front of my nose and on my mind. But they lack depth. I’m…
(Jan 25, 2002)
Joel on Software has a short piece on rewriting software called Rub a dub dub which I quite like. I’ve been doing it myself in the recent past. No, strike recent — I’ve been building and rebuilding since 1996!