Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: software

70 bookmarks tagged “software

blokdots

blokdots.com/
blokdots is a simple to use software to build interactive hardware prototypes without a line of code.

People expect technology to suck – kbps

kilobitspersecond.com/2020/09/22/people-expect-technology-to-suck/
A few jobs ago, I was helping someone with a small tech issue, standing over their shoulder at their computer. The screen was unbelievably dark; I’m not exaggerating when I say it looked to be near 0% brightness. For all I knew, this person had some vision sensitivity or just a basic personal preference that […]

Against Testing | Hacker News

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Writing tests (or deleting them, refactoring them, etc.) should always involve a cost/benefit calculation, even if it's a rough mental estimate that's not written down. In particular, that requires answering "How much effort will this test take me to write/debug?", "How much extra confidence will having this test give me?", "What level of confidence do I feel comfortable with?" and "Could I achieve higher confidence spending this effort on something else?".

🌳🚀 CS Visualized: Useful Git Commands - DEV Community 👩‍💻👨‍💻

dev.to/lydiahallie/cs-visualized-useful-git-commands-37p1
Although Git is a very powerful tool, I think most people would agree when I say it can also be... a... Tagged with git, computerscience, tutorial.

Jitsi.org - develop and deploy full-featured video conferencing

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Free open-source video conferencing for web & mobile. Make a call, launch on your own servers in minutes, integrate into your app, or develop something new

Repl.it - CLUI: Building a Graphical Command Line

blog.repl.it/clui
> “Command line interfaces. Once that was all we had. Then they disappeared, replaced by what we thought was a great advance: GUIs. GUIs…

OKRs from a development team’s perspective – ZAFU LABS

zafulabs.com/2019/05/24/okrs-from-a-development-teams-perspective/
Most of the companies I've worked for in the last 5 years have used the OKR system. Although this system was invented in the 70s, it has more recently become popular at Google and has spread through the tech world. It's a simple system where the company defines a number of Objectives, and each objective…

Lessons from 6 software rewrite stories – Herb Caudill – Medium

medium.com/@herbcaudill/lessons-from-6-software-rewrite-stories-635e4c8f7c22
Almost two decades ago, Joel Spolsky excoriated Netscape for rewriting their codebase in his landmark essay Things You Should Never Do. He concluded that a functioning application should never, ever…