I’ve just found a gov.uk site describing how to design stuff. It’s ten simple points that gets often forgotten. Hearing this from government agency makes me happy I’m going to pay my taxes in UK soon. This is the way to think about your users, customers or citizens!
Good, great and beyond Nearly a hundred years ago Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky said his famous words “The Earth is the cradle of mankind, but one cannot stay in the cradle for ever”. It’s easy to get carried away by such statement to think about the final frontier for human race. Imagine all the worlds that… Continue reading Aim high and then aim higher!
I’m currently preparing to become “a lawful wedded husband”, which involves buying tons of stuff. I was comparing various offers and one pattern emerged: if a thing X is renamed to “Wedding X” it automatically becomes at least two times as expensive. See for yourself: wedding photography costs 295-1500 GBP while corporate event photography 75-180… Continue reading Becoming a Wedding Software Developer
I just got a link to a digital edition of NT Insider, paper I used to read during my university studies (it seems pretty hard core stuff now…). Since then I forgot all about IRQs and kernel level debugging, but I remember I always loved “Peter Pontificates”. See “Pros & Cons of Agile SW Development… Continue reading Does Agile really suck?
On Thursday I gave presentation for Java Users Group in Lodz about implementation of Agile methodologies in real projects in enterprise world. The presentation has been interrupted frequently with questions and has been followed by interesting discussion. The PPT accompanyingthe presentation can be downloaded here (in Polish): Agile w praktyce_public. The most important observations and… Continue reading Agile in practice
I can’t tell how many logins I need to remember nowadays. And it could be so much simpler – I already have very flexible and worldwide unique login – my email address. Let’s just all agree and use it as a login? If you will design a website, please, please, please use email as user name. Thank… Continue reading Keep it simple. Please…