Mike Swieton

Customers – Out of Sight, But Still in Mind


almost 4 years ago by Mike Swieton on Atomic Spin.
A lot of discussion seems to happen around whether pair programming is good or how to do it pragmatically. Ditto on unit testing, and especially test driven...

Customers – Out of Sight, But Still in Mind


almost 4 years ago by Mike Swieton on Atomic Spin.
A lot of discussion seems to happen around whether pair programming is good or how to do it pragmatically. Ditto on unit testing, and especially test driven...

Why You Can’t Just “Do Better” on Code Quality


over 3 years ago by Mike Swieton on Atomic Spin.
In more than one project retrospective, I’ve heard things like “We need to slow down so we can refactor more and write better code” and...

Why You Can’t Just “Do Better” on Code Quality


over 3 years ago by Mike Swieton on Atomic Spin.
In more than one project retrospective, I’ve heard things like “We need to slow down so we can refactor more and write better code” and...

“There Shall Be no Bugs” Is a Dangerous Pipe Dream


over 3 years ago by Mike Swieton on Atomic Spin.
Bugs happen. For example: Therac-25 Mars Climate Orbiter Pentium FDIV Y2K And yet, the fact that bugs happen seems to be somehow controversial. The Inevitability...

“There Shall Be no Bugs” Is a Dangerous Pipe Dream


over 3 years ago by Mike Swieton on Atomic Spin.
Bugs happen. For example: Therac-25 Mars Climate Orbiter Pentium FDIV Y2K And yet, the fact that bugs happen seems to be somehow controversial. The Inevitability...

What “Semantic” Markup Really Means


~3 years ago by Mike Swieton on Atomic Spin.
I’ve found that trying to write semantic markup has helped me write cleaner HTML. It’s been a useful guideline, but it hasn’t been perfect...

What “Semantic” Markup Really Means


~3 years ago by Mike Swieton on Atomic Spin.
I’ve found that trying to write semantic markup has helped me write cleaner HTML. It’s been a useful guideline, but it hasn’t been perfect...

Getting Around Internet Explorer’s 4,096 CSS Rule Limit… Again


~3 years ago by Mike Swieton on Atomic Spin.
In 2012, I wrote about handling IE8’s limit of 4096 selectors in any single CSS file. It’s been several years since then… and this is...

Getting Around Internet Explorer’s 4,096 CSS Rule Limit… Again


~3 years ago by Mike Swieton on Atomic Spin.
In 2012, I wrote about handling IE8’s limit of 4096 selectors in any single CSS file. It’s been several years since then… and this is...