All posts tagged rants

KISS!

Just a quick rant this morning, something that occurred to me in the shower…. Object-oriented languages were hailed as a great advance in software engineering because they helped you create “generic and reusable components”…. great, but I call BS. This little nugget of wisdom has been around for years and is still taught at many […]

Linux software install

OK, this is something that has irked me for a while now… common misconceptions about installing software on linux. I keep hearing about ‘having to compile everything yourself’ and ‘I don’t have the programs I need’. The second one may be true if you think that Powerpoint is the only way to give a presentation […]

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