Note: The first few sections here are significantly more narrative-ish than any technical blog post has a right to be. Skip to the “S3crets” header for the real meat. Also Note: I moved *.normmaclenn
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A note before we begin: I won’t really be reviewing any of the talks here. You can find that information in literally any other blog post (just poke through #monitorama on Twitter). A Funny Thing Happ
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I’ve been spending a lot of time on the backend recently. Sometimes node, sometimes C#, but - by and large - writing APIs that someone else is going to put a frontend on. It’s been nice. Well today I
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It’s no secret (and only slightly disingenous to say) that all systems become legacy systems the second they hit production. When code, if even for a second, has been part of a system that has success
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I saw a tweet a couple of weeks ago. I can’t find it anymore and I wish I could, so I could get the wording right. Essentially, it said “A good engineer is never afraid to scrap everything when they f
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So something weird happened last week. I got an offer to be a panelist in a discussion about Continuous Delivery (sponsored by Electric Cloud). You better believe I accepted. And I really hope everyon
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Norm MacLennan

I computer, usually.


Computer person