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A Two-Minute Fix leads to bugs later on that were missed during testing and features and functionality that were omitted. No one wants to hear about how fast it can be done, what they want to hear is when can it be done right. Big difference.

What do you get up for in the morning? What do you enjoy? What makes you want to keep pushing forward? What spurns you to do better at what you are working on? What motivates you? What should you focus on that you aren’t focusing on? What’s your Drive?

That’s right. One day, it will roll over, throw up, and die in a horrible fashion – probably during a big demo, a heavy usage day, or when one of your new customers is using it. Whatever the reason, it won’t be opportune but it will happen. The question is what are you going to do about it? Blame the users? Get mad a the sales team? Wonder why we hadn’t restarted it so long?…

I am not, nor will I ever be a front-end developer. It’s not where I excel, it’s not where I want to excel. I know what looks good, and what colors I like, but in all honesty, this doesn’t mean I am a designer either, it just means I like what I like. The idea of a full-stack developer has been around forever and dates back to the days of DLLs, COM, VB6, and all…

I can’t say, I have always been someone that has followed patterns and framework implementations to the letter, rather using their approaches to development work. But there are some that I lean on heavily and come back to when thinking about building solutions, no matter the purpose; Leverage queues where possible – offload your work into bite-size deliveries that take the work off the middle-end. Scale out your Databases – you don’t need one and…