I've just spent four weeks using Windows at work, for the first time in about 6 years. Recently I've been working almost exclusively on Macs, with Linux for any deployed server processing. However, before that I spent about 10 years on Windows, mostly as a SQL database engineer and occasional .NET programmer. Before that, however, I … Continue reading One Month With Windows
Like many companies, mine uses an HTTP proxy to protect us from various security risks, such as malware, unintended data leaks, and the like. In general this is a great thing. I heard from one of our risk engineers that malware incidents went down substantially when they implemented this proxy. However, as a developer trying … Continue reading Fighting the Proxy
I just started a new job, and finished my first week. I'm working with people I've worked with before. However it's been about 6 years since we worked together, so it's a interesting mix of familiar and new, both culturally and technically. Culturally, processes are very open and there are lots of discussions, both hallway … Continue reading First Week
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