Tuesday: December 18, 2012
- Why Google's GMail outage may be a sign of things to come.
The answer is that most of the coders behind today’s popular websites and services are deploying their code when it’s ready—not at some pre-determined point when downtime may not be noticed. It’s called continuous code deployment, or some variation on that theme, and everyone from Facebook and Netflix to smaller services do it. While it may occasionally cause a few blips, those blips should be shorter and less catastrophic.
Monday: November 30, 2009
- Microsoft's top developers prefer old-school coding methods over those fancy modern ones.
Graphical programming environments are usable when they are useless, but unusable when they would be useful,' said Jeffrey Snover, another Microsoft distinguished engineer and creator of Microsoft's PowerShell scripting tool for Windows.