Welcome back to Not So Random Software, this week’s links are dedicated to Agile! Have you ever taken a step back and spent some time reflecting on why you use Agile methods every day? In what context is this the perfect choice? Is there a case for not using Agile methods? Not exactly your everyday […]
Welcome back to Not So Random Software, this week’s links are dedicated to leadership. We often struggle to define it, measure it and promote it, but leadership is still a key factor for your tech team’s success. This week’s links serve as a good reminder of what to focus on. Enjoy this random walk! A […]
Welcome back to Not So Random Software, this week’s links are dedicated to team values. Team values help you define what a great job looks like; you might value speed over quality, or you might value working together over fully delegating to the experts. These are not easy choices to make because each choice works […]
Welcome back to Not So Random Software. This week’s links are dedicated to Automation and how we can keep a healthy relationship with it. A random article or paper In an automated system two roles are left for the human operator; (a) monitoring that the automated system is working correctly, and (b) taking over control […]
Each time we call a function that’s meant to perform some operation that could succeed or fail we are always left with the same dilemma. What should be the return value? Should I return nil if a failure happened? Or I should throw an exception? What does failure means anyway? Like every interesting question, the answer is […]
In this blog post I will introduce Hash#dig_and_collect , a simple utility method that is built on top of Hash#dig to help you navigate nested hashes mixed up with arrays.