I Wrote an Elixir Thing Today

20. June 2016 Elixir, Howto 0
I’ve been playing with Elixir for a few weeks now. I’ve really enjoyed it. But most of what I’ve been doing has just been programming exercises. Specifically over at exercism. That’s been great, it’s made me think in Elixir for a while. But at the end of the day, it reminded me of my Intro ...

We Have a Speed Problem

11. June 2016 Uncategorized 3
“How much longer do you have on your feature?” the tech lead asked. After pausing for a minute to think, Steve answered, “probably about another day or so.” “Hmmm.  I thought you were going to be done today. Did something unexpected come up, or did we just misestimate it?” “I think we were close on ...