Keep your eyes on the road

nokia-2012-sep
Somehow the Roadmap was not followed. Best navigation App did not help.

As a business leader, do keep on engaging with Enterprise Architects regularly.

You are the captain, Architect is the navigator. You say where to go, Architect says how to get there.

At least twice per year check with your Enterprise Architects, are you actually where the markets wanted you to be.

Vision and Road-map are long term navigation maps, best owned by good and forward-thinking Enterprise Architects. Don’t let something “amazing” surprise you, as it happened to NOKIA

One Plugin to end all jQuery Plugins

Meta Plugin
Meta Plugin

Well, I could not resist this catchy title, could I? Perhaps I could. In any case I have this idea and implementation where one jQuery plugin is sort-of-a “socket” (not a network socket, but a socket in the wall) into which you can plug-in your “plugs” which will do standard jQuery related stuff.

Where “standard jQuery related stuff” is either changing the state of the DOM behind, or either using the information from the DOM to do something with it.
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C++ is bad, wrong, “slow train wreck”, disaster

This error was certainly handled

Like any other (software) undertaking, it is not going to end well if not started well.

One needs to know why is one using C++.

After a decision has been made and documented, to use standard C++, one should aim to fully understand the language and tools.

This is the best answer, I can give when people talk or write in anger about some programming language in general and C++ in particular.