May 2015 Entries

Using a HTML Signature using Apple Mail in Yosemite

I’m posting this for my own future reference: How to Make an HTML Signature in Apple Mail for Yosemite OS X 10.10 Clearly Macs are so easy to use that a post like this won’t have value to anyone else, right? Tags: OSX

Never trust a developer who says 'I can fix this in a few minutes'

The Register’s story titled Never trust a developer who says 'I can fix this in a few minutes' is a cautionary tale to managers who might trust overly eager developers, but in my opinion there’s usually a lot more going on when situations like these occur. Sometimes managers hear what they want to hear, and this can be even more true in times of crisis. Or, perhaps the manager hasn’t normally involved with the day to day development process, and therefore has no knowledge that Developer X has a history of YOLOEstimates. Another possibility is that the manager was...