Ask Joel

Ask Joel

“techniques for coding on large teams”

“writing!” – Joel Spolsky

In response to a college professor asking about what their curriculum should contain. Excellent example of working with educational institutions. It’s not enough to ask them for stuff – you MUST help them. That said, I’m seeing no evidence that this being taught in college at this point, regardless of major. Art students in particular need this, in part because their team-orietned toolchains are so bad.

Writing… Only way to get better is to do it, so hence this blog. Writing helps me reinforce, apply and remember what I read. Need evidence of one;s own thought if one is to critic it. (