One Secret to Quality Software

They ask us for quality. What is “quality”? “Well, free of defects.” (Oh it’s a lot more than that.) What is a “defect”? “Well, when it doesn’t work like we expect it to. Like we agreed it should.” Trust me, you didn’t specify how it works. That’s my job, as a developer. To organize all …

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“Software” isn’t a thing

You can’t make Software. There is no “software”–there is only “software that…” or “software for…”. That’s like having a business around “writing.” Writing what?? Your writers are going to have to learn every topic they’re asked to write about. That’s either going to take a long time, involve very close collaboration with someone who does …

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