Eric Lee

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  • Blog Post: Code Reviews on Agile Teams

    Update: this blog is no longer active. For new posts and RSS subscriptions, please go to http://saintgimp.org . Formal Code Reviews Formal code reviews are well-known as an effective tool for reducing bugs and improving the quality of your software. There’s lots of literature out there...
  • Blog Post: The Number of Classes Is Not A Good Measure Of Complexity

    Update: this blog is no longer active. For new posts and RSS subscriptions, please go to http://saintgimp.org . Must . . . Resist . . . New Class . . . For some reason, most developers (me included) have this idea that the number of classes in your code base strongly indicates the complexity of...
  • Blog Post: Legacy applications are like zombies

    Update: this blog is no longer active. For new posts and RSS subscriptions, please go to http://saintgimp.org . I should have posted this before Halloween when I was first thinking about it, but hey, better late than never. Here’s what I wrote on Twitter: There are 76 different VS projects...
  • Blog Post: Tom DeMarco: Software Engineering Is Dead

    Update: this blog is no longer active. For new posts and RSS subscriptions, please go to http://saintgimp.org . This is a little late but there was an interesting internal thread about Tom DeMarco’s recent article in IEEE Software entitled “ Software Engineering: An Idea Whose Time Has...
  • Blog Post: Helper Classes Are Evil

    Update: this blog is no longer active. For new posts and RSS subscriptions, please go to http://saintgimp.org . A question came up on an internal email list recently – someone asked if general utility or helper classes violated the Single Responsibility Principle. For example, you might have...
  • Blog Post: No One Gets Paid To Leave Things Well Enough Alone

    Update: this blog is no longer active. For new posts and RSS subscriptions, please go to http://saintgimp.org . The Great Circle Of Life I’m beginning a process of changing a whole lot of stuff in my project at work, so it’s probably a good idea to take a moment to ponder the hazards...
  • Blog Post: How To Eat An Elephant

    Update: this blog is no longer active. For new posts and RSS subscriptions, please go to http://saintgimp.org . The Elephant My new project at work has had a relatively long and, um, colorful history, as I’ve alluded to in previous posts. I think the code base is somewhere around eight to...
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