A shorter newsletter than usual (what with the holiday season). Hope you're reading this somewhere nice and warm and we'll be back as usual in September!
The Codurance Team
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Stephan Boyer explores the phenomena of covariance and contravariance, some of the trickier and often misunderstood parts of Subtyping.
Niels Pflaeging's blog on the advantages of decentralised organisations, and why thinking in Flast Hierarchies is a continuation of the outdated 'top down' industrial structure.
Piet Hut's article on the relationship between matter and information.
Learn your way around annotations, assertions, and assumptions in the new JUnit Jupiter API.
Alex Bolboaca's post for the perfect programmer. Must read.
HackerNews thread that starts with an example of replacing R with Fortran in a project, which then expands into a range of other examples from other posters.
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This repository is an attempt to answer the age old interview question "What happens when you type google.com into your browser's address box and press enter?"
Michael Wolfe's entertaining piece on estimation, given as an example of walking from San Francisco to Los Angeles.
One of our Apprentices, Carlos Raffelini, attended Alberto Brandolini's DDD modeling workshop at Skills Matter last month. He writes about his experiences, take-aways and overall impression of the session.
Video of Ward Cunningham exploring the Debt Metaphor, complete with transcription.
“You are given an input array whose each element represents the height of a line towers. The width of every tower is 1. It starts raining. How much water is collected between the towers?”
Light Access is a very simple DSL on top of JDBC. Created by Codurance's Sandro Mancuso and introduced in this post.
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The book talks about trust, conflict, commitment, accountability and focus. Highly recommended for any person on leadership roles or just trying to improve dysfunctions of a team.
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