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What Every Developer Must Know About READMEs

For Open Source projects on github.com a README file is mandatory. But what about your company’s internal and proprietary project? In this post I will tell you why having a README file is essential for ANY project and what it should (and should not) contain.

What Every Developer Must Know About READMEs
Risk Management for COVID-19

A global pandemic poses many challenges. It is entire societies, countries and even continents that have to cooperate to manage the aftermath. It turns out that COVID-19 has separated the sheep from the goat like no other threat in recent history. In the following I look at successful responses and what sets them apart. Then I’ll talk about how they fit into a bigger picture from the perspective of risk management.

Risk Management for COVID-19
Trojan Asteroids

An updated version of my “trojan asteroids tutorial” that I initially posted in 1997.

Trojan Asteroids

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2022-09-23 | Agile vs Fixed-Price Contracts

Many businesses start mobile apps today. They may augment an existing offer or spark a new business opportunity. To get started, you typically ask software dev shops or freelancers. Once you pick your contractor, there are two different types of contracts: an agile contract with an hourly rate, or a fixed price, with a maximum number of iterations. Either type has merits and risks. Which should you pick? From the Contractor’s Point of View How do the different payment models look like from the contractor’s point of view?

2022-08-19 | Mistakes to Avoid When Setting Up a CI Pipeline

Continuous Integration (CI) is one of the basic building blocks of modern software engineering. It offers many advantages and is an indispensable tool in any DevOps endeavor. However, there are a few mistakes that look innocent at first, but may be a burden in the long run. In this post I’ll tell you what to look for and which pitfalls to avoid. Top Five Mistakes to Avoid There are numerous advantages why your team should use a CI pipeline, just to name a few:

2022-07-26 | What Every Developer Must Know About READMEs

For Open Source projects on github.com a README file is mandatory. But what about your company’s internal and proprietary project? In this post I will tell you why having a README file is essential for ANY project and what it should (and should not) contain.