Lessons from 6 software rewrite stories – Herb Caudill – Mediummedium.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…
Contexts - Radically simpler & faster window switcher for Maccontexts.co/
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The Twelve-Factor App12factor.net/
A methodology for building modern, scalable, maintainable software-as-a-service apps.
a script that OCRs screenshots and makes them searchable from spotlight.
Rise of Worse Is Betterdreamsongs.com/RiseOfWorseIsBetter.html
simplicity / correctness / consistency / completeness in lisp and C
Why There Will Never Be Another RedHat: The Economics Of Open Source | TechCrunchtechcrunch.com/2014/02/13/please-dont-tell-me-you-want-to-be-the-next-red-hat/
Open source software powers the world’s technology. In the past decade, there has been an inexorable adoption of open source in most aspects of computing...
graphic design is a nostalgic fieldi.liketightpants.net/and/graphic-design-is-a-nostalgic-field
“will these hands never get dirty”
How a dumb software glitch kept thousands from reaching 911 - The Washington Postwashingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2014/10/20/how-a-dumb-software-glitch-kept-6600-calls-from-getting-to-911/
For six hours, the outage disconnected the entire state of Washington from emergency services.