The Internet Explorer 8 web developer’s dilemma
This post originally appeared on werd.io. Google Analytics has announced it will end IE8 support by the end of the year, following Google Apps, which ended support for the browser last November. Legacy browser support remains one of the hardest problems in web development. For years, Internet Explorer 6 was a bugbear, because enterprise applications […]
What’s the best way to give developers space?
Like all my new posts and articles, this piece originally appeared on werd.io. Software developers are not technicians. Whereas technicians are employed to do practical work involving technical equipment, the development process is more akin to writing. Paul Graham was absolutely right when he pointed out that: […] Of all the different types of people […]
I wrote a short novel about Silicon Valley, startups, and, well, dragons. It’s a little different to the kind of thing I normally share here, but bear with me. From a review on Amazon UK: What happens when dragons appear over California? And why are they appearing? And how can our hero use them to […]