Experimental features

This post is about Antecons, a product recommendation engine, now part of Conversio. Antecons is no longer commercially available, but I have kept my developer diary on my website with permission. Yesterday, I found out exactly what it means when Google warns about their experimental App Engine features: Your code might eventually break. Let me… Continue reading Experimental features

Guess-driven development

A few days ago, I received a link to a blog post called some lesser-known truths about programming. Among other things, it states: Bad programmers spend much of that 90% debugging code by randomly making changes and seeing if they work. Patrick, my business partner, jokingly calls this Guess-Driven Development and I now take the… Continue reading Guess-driven development