Category: advice

Three Skills Every New Programmer Should Learn

In a recent interview, Joel Spolsky (the co-founder of StackOverflow) declared that the three things he would advise new programmers to learn are economics, writing and C programming. At first glance, that might seem like a curious choice, yet digging deeper soon reveals the wisdom of those words. [author_more] Spolsky...

How The Heck Do You Hire a Web Design Agency?

Steven Trwoga wrote to me with a perfectly reasonable question: I have an idea for a website I would like to have built. I believe it would fall into the category of “large project”. I have spoken with, and been quoted by some web design agencies in the UK. However I am not convinced by what I am being tol...