So I still have some bugs to squash – but I want you all to have a look at what we’ve got so far so today we’re releasing the Friendlier Beta. It’s fully functioning until the end of July so please download it and give it a whirl and let us know what you think. … Read moreLet’s go for it
The next time you’re asked to do a coding test in a job interview, ask them why? If your potential new bosses aren’t able to determine from your CV and from talking to you what level of experience and understanding you have then you probably don’t want to be working for them in the first … Read moreGet Real Coders
Well, in the end it was a bit of a disappointment I suppose. Microsoft have announced a tablet computer in two flavours – ARM and Intel, in two form factors, with an integrated keyboard and stylus support. As a lot of commentators are saying it does raise a few more questions than it answers in … Read moreMicrosoft Surface or Sink?
The amount of actual merging of Rosegarden for Windows that has gone on in the last couple of weeks has been minimal as I’ve been implementing the final features for Friendlier 1.0 Beta. And jazzing up the website and thinking about how I’m going to sell this thing. You’ll find out more soon but suffice … Read moreFeature Complete
A couple of things have come to my attention recently. Firstly the flawed concept that having a Key Man (or Woman) is a risk to your organisation. Secondly that as IT people we don’t spend enough time just getting stuff working. Hierarchies tend to want to avoid globbing knowledge in one place – they want … Read moreThe Key Man and Making Things Work