Every Manager Deserves His Developers

I am rephrasing an old political proverb, but it's true. If a manager ask you to release four days earlier, after he has promised you to postpone the release date with a week probably the chaos is so big in teams with this kind of managers that you can't expect any quality from the

The Last Action Heroes On The Software Fields

There are software monkeys that believe they are super software gurus. You can recognize them by replicas like I know the design patterns but I don't know their names!. Could you agree to make you surgical operation by a surgeon who doesn't know the name of the body part which must be operated ?