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How to Write a Bug Report so that an Engineer Actually Fixes the Bug

If you want an engineer to act on a bug report, it needs to be easy to understand. Most importantly, the recipient needs to know how to reproduce the issue. The worst bug reports look like this: That’s it, no … Continue reading

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Is Objective-C Still Relevant?

In the world of iOS development, Swift is on the rise. But what about Objective-C? Is ObjC still relevant? Are Objective-C fans clinging onto a band that broke up 20 years ago? My take: Objective-C is not going away anytime … Continue reading

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The One Meeting that Changed Our Relationship

Our program manager (PgM) was a stern lady. She kept the project on track, and as a deadline neared, she grew more and more serious. I worked on the iOS client, and I felt like she was ignoring me in … Continue reading

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How to Make Loads of Money By Ignoring Your Followers

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Commandos, Infantry, and Police

I recently stumbled upon a metaphor for three types of engineers: commandos, infantry, and police. Commandos┬álead the development of new products in risky ventures. They’re the most creative and visionary of the three types. Imagine a dedicated hacker who gets … Continue reading

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