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The Life and Times of a Dev Yes, we're really that weird May 2008 Entries
You've got to be kidding me?
We recently had a defect entered into our defect tracking system. Title: System Error Received when .net framework is not up to dateDescription: The following error is received when using click once and .net framework installation is below the current 3.5. It is thrown on most menu items, but not all. Could not load file or assembly 'System.Core, Version =, Culture =neutral, PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934... or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified. No, REALLY?? ......

Posted On Friday, May 23, 2008 4:08 PM

Results Oriented Work Environment
Oh that more people got this. Results Oriented Work Environment is a great concept (don't forget to read part 2 as well). A fundamental principal of Agile is that once you know what the goal is for the iteration, its up to the team to reach that goal by any means necessary. We don't really care when they work, as long as they get it done. We don't care where they work, as long as they get it done. The daily stand-up is a little at odds with this philosophy, but it's still important so that people ......

Posted On Friday, May 23, 2008 11:26 AM

Take some freakin' responsibility!
Read this today. First of all, my heart goes out to the kid. His life has been changed forever, but this was an accident. How disgusting are the parents, looking for a handout from the bat company? Shouldn't they be suing the glove company? Obviously their kid was a superstar, so there's no way that his glove was in the wrong spot, which means that there was probably a defect with the glove he was using to field the ball, since I'm sure the kid had the glove in the right place (in front of the ball). ......

Posted On Sunday, May 18, 2008 5:27 PM

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