19: Process Them!

15 October 2012

Sometimes we need a little process to get the job done. Mike and Chris discuss the challenges of getting things done your own way, while adapting to the needs of the job, or the project. Plus practical advice on building a better workflow can naturally lead to better communication, and setting proper expectations.

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  • Macarthur’s got the quote of the week ‘Anyway, I do agree with you that it’s not perfect, but no language will stop people from writing bad code, nothing ever will.’
  • Matt wants to know why I think students who learned Java can’t learn JavaScript Prototypical model and what I think of Codecademy and the like for learning JS.
  • Stephen writes in to share some resources on some low level / robotics development
  • Rutger has a question about a SQL database in Git and how to manage it.
  • Wouter writes in bemoaning Google Play’s insistence on credit cards rather than Paypal and wonders how that might affect app sales.
  • Colin sends in a letter as a Haskell program that shares information on other Haskell programs. Also, Colin shares that Haskell is the 18th most popular lang on Github.

This Week’s Dev World Hoopla

Wait! What! I’m not a PM!

  • What do we mean by process?
  • Not just for PM’s anymore?
  • Why do I need this?

Internal Process Management

External Process Management

  • Automate, Automate, Automate!
  • Communicate
  • Continuous deployment, if possible

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