By Sharon Fisher, December 21, 2016

It's always informative to look back and see which blog posts garnered the most attention. What were our most popular stories this year?

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By Sharon Fisher, October 17, 2016

What was your first programming language? Whatever it was, it might have had a permanent effect on how you thought about programming ever after.

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By Sharon Fisher, June 29, 2016

Something as minor as a unit mismatch or a missing comma can waste millions of dollars. Here are some of the worst software bugs in history.

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By Sharon Fisher, April 20, 2016

Feeling like everyone is a better software developer than you and that someday you'll be found out? You're not alone.

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By Sharon Fisher, February 29, 2016

Anyone who thinks that a date can’t wreak havoc in IT hasn’t tried to set the date of their iPhone to January 1, 1970 lately.

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By Sharon Fisher, December 21, 2015

One of the best parts about the end of the year is looking to see which stories most struck a chord with readers. And as usual, there were a few surprises.

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By Sharon Fisher, October 19, 2015

To hear some people tell it, we’re one semicolon away from the entire software development industry collapsing around our ears.

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By Sharon Fisher, July 27, 2015

When you start a new project, how much time do you devote to choosing the right language to use?

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By Sharon Fisher, July 06, 2015

Measuring employee performance is one of the classic challenges of being a manager. How do you quantify and defend that evaluation to internal stakeholders?

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By Sharon Fisher, April 27, 2015

When you’re sitting down to design a business process, it can sometimes be challenging to find a way to cut across the company’s organizational structure.

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By Sharon Fisher, February 16, 2015

Some musicians are so idiosyncratic and distinctive that you can pick out their sound anywhere.

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