Package release announcement. Auto-Gourcer (Repository visualizer)

I’ve always had a soft spot for visualizations. Info-graphics, animations, the the like. One specific tool I came across years back is Gource. Finally got around to writing a wrapper for it. Introducing AutoGourcer! It is a very early release so the functionality is limited but it does work; and that’s progress. Packagist: https://packagist.org/packages/davidjeddy/auto-gourcer Git Repo: …

Economy of Scale: when big is a waste.

Some short musings. I was thinking about why larger organizations tend to be less ‘agile’ or ‘nimble’ than smaller organizations. Even though larger organizations are typically broken into smaller and smaller groups. After thinking about it the phrase administrative abstraction came to mind. Here’s a quick break down of what it means to me: Larges …

Hackathons…an honest opinion.

When taken as a hole a hackathon is a marketing, networking, and possibly hiring event. Engineers and developers of all levels attend with the award of getting to demo a cool / neat / fresh solution to (generally) an age old problem. Hackathon’s do not exemplify the planning, fitment, trial and error, depth of knowledge, or thoroughness …