Installing Google Chrome on Ubuntu 15.04

Yes, I know Ubuntu and Xubuntu already come with Chromium in their official package repositories, but sometimes it does help to have the official/commercial version installed in addition to the Open Source one. I actually both installed right now, plus Firefox and Vivaldi. You could almost think I’m some sort of web developer or something.… Read More »

Running a single Clojure test using leiningen

I’ve recently been working in Clojure on some code that really benefits from parallelization but doesn’t need to squeeze the last available cycle out of the machine. Of course, if you’re using Clojure, you’re also using Leiningen as the universal build and configuration system. Accept no substitute. Now if I could only remember the syntax… Read More »

Useful regular expressions for searching C++ code with Visual Studio

I’m generally more of a grep person but sometimes it’s easier to just use the built-in search in Visual Studio, especially if you want to be able to restrict the search to parts of your Visual Studio solution. Visual Studio does have pretty powerful search built in if you do use regular expressions instead of… Read More »

Go read Matt Kline’s post on Shipping Culture, now

Over on bitbashing.io, Matt Kline has an interesting blog post on how Shipping Culture is hurting us as an industry. Hop over there and read it now, because he addresses another case of the pendulum having swung too far. Your developers take a long time to get a new version out? I know, let’s make… Read More »