How to Interview a Developer

First of all, the #1 criteria for getting hired: Smart, and Gets Things Done. Process Joel Spolsky is  a highly regarded software engineer and he  details how best to interview development candidates, this is an amended and augmented version of that process. see The Guerrilla Guide to Interviewing Introduction Question about recent project candidate worked […]

How do i delete SVN folders?

When deploying websites, all SVN folders should be deleted, but SVN doesn’t include any built in commands to do this. The registry hack below can do this for you – it adds “Delete SVN Folders” to the context menu for folders. When you select it, it removes all folders named .svn inside the folder and […]

Is Social Networking really social?

Here are a few thoughts on social networking (mainly directed at Facebook). The Issues: Collecting friends becomes a habit The collection can become little more than an online status symbol If this happens are these people really your friends? You just opened up your world and made it ‘ privacy invasive’, you’d likely never dream […]

What is a QR Code?

A QR Code is a two-dimensional bar-code and the name “QR” is derived from “Quick Response”, as its Japanese creator intended the code  to be decoded at high speed. QR Codes have been very common in Japan, this popularity due to the fact that the majority of  Japanese mobiles can read this code with their camera. QR Codes can […]