Category Archives: Etc

Count LOC in a VS solution

Option #1: Quick-and-dirty Powershell (count non-empty lines) C:\> (dir -include *.cs,*.xaml -recurse | select-string .).Count Option #2: cloc (perl command-line tool) ——————————————————————————- Language files blank comment code ——————————————————————————- XML 6 21 0 30818 C# 18 110 148 518 MSBuild scripts … Continue reading

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The General Problem

From: http://xkcd.com/974/ I find that when someone is taking time to do something right in the present, they’re a perfectionist with no ability to prioritize, whereas when someone took time to do something right in the past, they’re a master artisan … Continue reading

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A perfect storm of technology change

Source: Dion Hinchcliffe, Defrag Keynote on CoIT – November 10th, 2011 Related post: The “Big Five” IT trends of the next half decade: Mobile, social, cloud, consumerization, and big data

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Notes on Product Engineering

Notes from this presentation by Mike Lee (@bmf): IDEA => (Product Engineering) => PROFIT Seek not originality… but quality The product is under the ideas (must find it) Consider customers: Start at the end by making a commercial Picking a platform: Platform … Continue reading

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BPMN/BPEL posts

Why BPEL is not the holy grail for BPM [P. Vigneras, Oct 21, 2008] BPMN-BPEL in Perspective: [B. Silver, Oct 25, 2008] Directly Executing BPMN [K. Swenson, Oct 29, 2008]

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