Category: Programming

It’s time for makefiles to make a comeback

Make and makefiles are lost in the past for many developers, its advantages lost in the stream of tools that are constantly reinventing the wheel of building software. It’s time we get off that crazy carousel. If you ask many developers the first thing that comes to mind with Make and makefiles, you will likely ...

I Admit, I Want to Be a Craftsman

  Developers have long discussed and debated whether programming is an art, a science, an engineering practice, or something else. I don’t believe in Blacks and Whites. I think programming means different things to different people. And programming fulfills different expectations depending on its use. Over the last ten years, I’ve taken quite the winding ...

Creative Video Experiences with the Universal Windows Platform

  I’m excited that //build is finally here! It means that I can finally come out and share what I’ve been up to over the last year. My partner-in-crime Bala Sivakumar and I presented a talk at //build called “A studio in the palm of your hand: Developing audio and video creation apps for Windows ...