I like the dot and Graphviz tools and used them in projects to visualize complex situations or to create overviews. These visualizations are easy to make and there is ample of tool support. For many years I did not use UML diagrams (beyond whiteboards) because it was painful. [Read More]
Book review "Software Design X-Rays"
Adam Tornhill, 2018
“Software Design X-Rays” is Adam Tornhills 2nd book on the topic of “statistical code analysis” which expands on his previous book. I think about the book as a pragmatic guide book on overcoming learning plateaus in software development organizations. I wish it were required reading for decision makers in such... [Read More]
Book review "Migrating Legacy Systems"
Michael L. Brodie, Michael Stonebraker, 1995
You might ask yourself what a 20 year old book on information systems has to offer. I first read the book during literature research for my masters thesis in 2001. At the time I already had a few years of experience delivering custom made IT systems to enterprise customers. From... [Read More]
You want to automate your AWS deployments? look no further!
Recording @AutomationGuild 2018
I gave a presentation on January 2018 on the topic of “Automated AWS Deployments”. I was invited by Joe Colantonio to take part in the conference and present to the @AutomationGuild members. [Read More]
Recording @ Pycon Florence 2017
The terminal emulators we run so many of our programming tools in are more powerful than we give them credit for, and the key to that power is understanding the interface. This talk will cover terminal colors and styles, writing to arbitrary portions of the screen, handling signals from the... [Read More]