October 5, 2020

In his book, Practice of System and Network Administration, Tom Limoncelli explains the importance of writing down the requirements for the system you are building. I think the list applies equally well to software projects. Having a list of clear requirements written down is probably one of the most important things you can do before starting a project.

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Support Calls
August 13, 2020 in thoughts, cityview

One of the quirks of being an enterprise software developer is that when your users find a problem with the product, they actually call your company support. Most of the time, the support resolves the issues on their own, but sometimes, especially for complicated ones, developers have to get on the call and see what’s going on.

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Show Your Work
July 19, 2020

People are interested in how you work, if only you presented it to them in the right way.

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Looking for a Roommate
June 25, 2020 in news, personal

I am looking for a roommate to share my one bedroom apartment on Quadra-Mckenzie. It’s a semi-private room, most suitable for students who are looking for temporary stay.

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A Wealth of Common Sense
May 3, 2020

One of the best books on finance. Doesn’t delve into complex formulas, saving money on lattes, or maths. Instead focuses the fundamentals. Simplicity, discipline, patience, and a focus on the long-term.

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Rethinking Agile
January 20, 2020 in programming, cityview, thoughts

Agile is the most common software development methodology used when building software. Ideally, it means that you don’t do any big, upfront design. Instead, you work in sprints and evolve your design as your understanding of the project grows. Design is part of the programming.

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Books I Read in 2019
January 1, 2020

Though I didn’t read as many books as last year, I read them with more focus and understanding. Here are all the books I read in 2019.

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