Author Archives: blaverman
On Quality and Value in Software Development
Software Quality is a nice subject to write about. So much to say with plenty of viewpoints to choose from. Wikipedia tells me it is about functional quality (how well it complies or conforms with design or requirements), or structural … Continue reading
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How Functional are your Non-Functional Requirements?
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Measuring IT Project Success: How we love to go in Denial
In the nineties I had my first Project Management related training, where I was introduced to the Standish Group‘s Chaos Study. This study collected, through question forms, information on IT related projects and their success. The study asked for projects … Continue reading
First steps with my Arduino!
It has taken some time, but my first Arduino sketch worked! I found a great set of pushbuttons with embedded LED’s, so perfect for building a Boeing style MCP, and just got the LED’s to work with my Arduino.
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The Problem with XML
XML is an amazingly successful standard for representing data in a portable and cross-platform readable way. Unfortunately also suffers from that limitation Crocodile Dundee noted about certain bush-foods: you can live on it, but it tastes like sh*t. XML is … Continue reading
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Arquillian and Forge, Fast and Furious?
Ok, I have run through the “Get Started Faster with Forge” introduction and it worked. Applause. Let’s start with the findings:
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