21. May 2016

The problem with "best practices"

Software development seems to be all about best practices today. For every task that needs to be done, there seems to be the one single way to do it. Depending on who you ask that is of course.

I sometimes wonder if all those best practices are actually all that benefitial. It might be that there is a point where they actually hurt us.


02. November 2015

Wiring up React and Backbone.js

Backbone is a piece of software I love very much. Compared to other behemoth like frameworks I admire the fact that it encourages me to do things right while thinking about them myself. And if I need answers I can just read its source code and get the answers that I need. It basically taught me development that goes further than $('#logo').magicPluginDust().