Thursday, February 20, 2014
I met Jim at several conferences, indeed in 2008 I think we did three of the same conferences in a row. It was like we were travel neighbors. I think I first met him at a Pragmatic workshop where he taught me and a room full of other programmers how to do TDD. He was warm, generous, and positive, and a great example of the old-school Ruby attitude. He will definitely be missed.
Posted by Giles Bowkett at 11:04 AM
Monday, February 10, 2014
Sunday, February 9, 2014
The great products really come from secret development. You put small teams of great people on them and they aren’t bothered by other people commenting on what they're doing while they're doing it. A whole new category of products doesn’t happen very often. It might happen once a decade. Sometimes you have to wait for one of those to come about.
Posted by Giles Bowkett at 11:35 AM