Conquest through extreme composition + glue, Part 1

We are currently in a 2 week design spike. We are developing a solution with one primary goal: Integrated User Experience The product will be used to unify many .net based applications. The product must enable developers to deliver faster than ever to their trading clients. The product must provide radical levels of integrated user experience. […]

Cowboy coder to developer

I am leaving the project that I am leading currently in a few weeks. Today I began handing off the lead to one of the developers on the project. The task of getting the entire team ‘on the beat’ of the project and keeping them there is key for this person to be able to […]

Developing User Interfaces…..

Inspired by an article linked @ SlashDot … I got to thinking about developing software for end users, as I often do…. My current project is a desktop credit derivatives trading application that ~900 users globally use (not too many I realize – but enough to be interesting). When I 1st came on the project […]

Hiring good developers is hard

I am trying HARD to hire people – and boy is it hard. (been doing it for years and it is still hard)Senior C# Developers in New York – here’s the catch – it is in Long Island – 45 min outside of NYC. MAN is it hard to get good talent out here. We […]