Code Reviews

In my thoughts about codecraft post, I mentioned that we’d discussed Code Reviews during the lean coffee session: The question was “How much should we nitpick in Code Reviews”, and I can easily see Code Reviews being a great guided conversation on its own, especially with the side discussions on what code reviews are for, … More Code Reviews

Rail Ticket UX

You may have noticed that Rail Tickets in the UK look a lot different, and it annoyed be, because I don’t trust that the change will make things easier for me, and I’ve yet to find the study to prove otherwise. When I challenged it on Twitter, there was a split between the lovers and … More Rail Ticket UX

Technical Leadership at @codecraftuk follow up

I had a great time at the CodeCraftConf, and I’ll be writing up my thoughts on the other sessions shortly, but for the benefit of those who attended the technical leadership session and those who were interested in the questions, I made a few notes on each question to reflect suggestions, and discussion points that … More Technical Leadership at @codecraftuk follow up

Technical Leadership conversation at @codecraftuk

I have scheduled this post for just after my session at CodeCraftConf completes, as a place to continue the discussion. Thank you for all of you who attended. Following my last post about the Technical Lead session at CodeCraftConf, I’ve reworked the questions, and repeated them below. What is a technical lead? What are the … More Technical Leadership conversation at @codecraftuk

Step out of the shadow cast down by your ego

Don’t define yourself by your job. You are a fascinating unique intersection of many identities, including your job and your vocation, but even when these align, you are much more. You have friends and family. You have friends outside work but in your vocation who are a great sounding board. Use them to explore the market. … More Step out of the shadow cast down by your ego