Since joining Microsoft almost six years ago, I have enjoyed the columns written by I.M. Wright. I.M. is the alter ego of our Director of Development Excellence, Eric Brechner. His columns always bring a smile to my face while drilling home a key point in development process.

Eric has recently written a book (I. M. Wright's Hard Code (Best Practices)) and I just realized that he is now posting his columns outside the firewall at http://blogs.msdn.com/eric_brechner/default.aspx. Take a look…