Applying the DRY Principle to your Career

Have you ever considered leaving a job that you knew was preventing you from being your best? I am not taking about doing your best work. I am literally talking about your profession being an extension of your soul. I am talking about the deep love that you have for your profession that can at …

Are simple interview tests really simple?

Introduction I was listening to a developer podcast several weeks ago and remember the podcast host discussing how to identify a proficient programmer. He advocated giving an applicant programmer a programming test in which the test was to identify if a number was a prime number. So what's a prime number? A prime number is …

The Differences between an Employee and a Contractor (UNCUT)

• Employees serve their company • Contractors serve their industry • Employees depend on their employers for growth • Contractors depend on themselves for growth • Employees are products of their company • Contractors are products of their industry • Employees are compensated based on the compassion of HR • Contractors are compensated based on …

What Drives Performance? (Culture or Process)

What Drives Performance? (Culture or Process) The short answer is culture. Regardless of any process that the late Spartans had within their civilization, their culture demanded grit and tenacity. From that core value that that particular state operated on, their process of building fierce warriors and their resulting performance on the battle field dismantled threats …

Next Generation IDE

Introduction I decided to build a next generation IDE targeting the HoloLens platform. This project is code-named: Holoware Framework Requirements The IDE will serve as a framework for building applications using the following workflow: • Identify architectural layers • Construct modules for each layer • Construct classes for each module The IDE will leverage both …