The Joel Test: 12 Steps to Better Code (February 9, 2004, 0) - http://www.fogcreek.com
By Joel Spolsky
Wednesday, August 09, 2000
Have you ever heard of SEMA? It’s a fairly esoteric
system for measuring how good a software team is. No,
wait! Don’t follow that link! It will take you about
six years just to understand that stuff. So I’ve come
up with my own, highly irresponsible, sloppy test to
rate the quality of a software
Joel on Software against tailoring software (October 26, 2005, 0) - Shrink-wrapped software makes more financial sense, says Joel Spolsky,
warning of the dangers of consultingware.
No problem with that, but _I_ like tailoring software to an insane
extent, and will happily code a one-off thing that will never be used
again. That’s because it’s usually used again, and it makes people
very happy. Good thing I don’t need to worry
Why web forums don’t mail you repiles to your posts (April 29, 2004, 0) - If they mailed you responses, they’d effectively kill the community.
C’mon, are you going to keep checking back there? I wouldn’t. Good
point. Very very true.
Joel on Software – Building Communities with Software
Levels of programmers (April 29, 2004, 0) - I think I should show this table to my class to give them an idea of
their career path and the growth required.
Joel on Software – How do You Compensate Programmers?
Computer Aided Instruction (school, education) (August 18, 2002, 0) - I think I’ll go for HTML. If animation is necessary, then I’ll use Flash. I won’t be able to reach the auditory/kinetic people as much, but I’ll be able to provide them with more material.
The module definitely has to be downloadable and ‘runnable’ on any system.
Sleepy. Was rewriting script. I think I’ve