Sherlock Versus Calvin Ball

We can classify software development into: 1. Maintaining and enhancing existing software. 2. Software development from scratch. Given a choice between the two, developers usually gravitate towards from scratch development. Developing something from scratch is an intensive creative work where you have the freedom to shape the product the way you see fit. Hence, it … Continue reading Sherlock Versus Calvin Ball

Switching programming languages

Many are apprehensive about switching programming languages. It is OK to have preferences—I am heavily biased towards statically typed languages with great tooling support—but being dogmatic is not something one should aim for. What could be the downsides of switching programming languages? I am disregarding the psychological aversion to change and sticking to hard facts. 1. One … Continue reading Switching programming languages