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Category: IT & Software
Building and using software.
Boxes and arrows with Mermaid
Sooner or later when creating software you end up drawing diagrams to explain how the system you are building works. This post is a short primer to Mermaid, a tool for creating and maintaining diagrams, with personal insights.
Game design with AnyDice
AnyDice is a useful tool for designing and analysing different dice mechanics. In this post I show you how to use AnyDice to analyse two popular dice mechanics and how I used AnyDice to design the dice mechanic of one of my games.
Advice for someone in their first job
What advice would you give a newly graduated person starting his or first job as a knowledge worker in IT? In my last job I had the pleasure of working as a mentor for young people beginning their first job after graduation.
John from Jamaica
I met John from Jamaica in Thessaloniki. John is a con artist. I was on my way to the airport on my last day in Greece. My encounter with John reminded me of a course I attended years ago.
Six questions to get into a project or new role fast
Getting into a new role or a new project requires you to understand the project fast so you can start adding value. Over the years I have discovered six questions that help me get into a new role and start adding value fast.
An online quiz walk with Twine
I created an online quiz walk tool yesterday. Quiz walks are popular in Sweden and I picked up how to use Twine in 2021. I wanted to see how an online tool could boost this fun activity and I tried it out on a quiz I did at Fredecon 2022.
Agile misconceptions: Cherry-picking
One of the greatest misunderstanding of “Agile frameworks” is that you can choose which processes and tools to use and which to ignore. Well, it’s a free world and there is no universal process police so in a way it is correct, but then: Is it a good idea?
Getting requirements right is hard work
The key to any successful project I have worked on is to build the right system and to build it right. Sounds simple, right?
Food for thought: Three personal favourites
Once in a while I come across a book, video or website that stays with me for a long time by providing a model or explanation that really resonates with me. For inspiration at the end of a long summer, here are three personal favourites. Each of these I have returned to and enjoyed years … Continue reading Food for thought: Three personal favourites