Why Worry, When You Can Measure?

  • architecture

Just the other day, I was working on some performance optimizations for a bit of code and remarked to a former colleague: “I’m worried if we do X, it will be too slow.” That colleague, none other than Rich Hickey, quipped back: “why worry when you...

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Two Oft-Forgotten Modelling Tips

  • architecture

Rendering advice about modelling is tricky. There is so much context and style wrapped up in it, that it can be hard to distill the cogent bits of wisdom. Regardless of the context, two mistakes I see crop up again and again are poor or missing legends...

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Beginning Architecture

  • architecture

If I had to pick one thing that differentiates the kinds of people that build features and those that build systems, I would have to say it was risk-driven thinking. Risk-driven thinking is not a product, nor is it really a process, like Agile, agile

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Clojure Cookbook: Sending Email

  • clojure
  • cookbook

Today’s the day folks. Clojure Cookbook is finally in print! As luck would have it, O'Reilly is also running a Week of Clojure starting today, March 20, 2014. Use the coupon code WKCLJUR to save 50% on the digital version of the book.

To send us off...

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