Proposed changes to Teachers Awards

I have been thinking about the Zombie Code Kill Teacher Awards, and how it could be improved. It is a popular feature on the site and one that I very much want to continue. It is very important to celebrate the achievements of our best software engineering tutors. However, I have always been concerned that…

Book and Course Pairings

Just like a good Sommelier can recommend a good wine to complement a good meal, there are many books that pair very well with online courses. Here are some pairings that I have found work well. If you have your own recommendations, please let everyone know via the comments. I am developing this post so…

Chicken or Egg? Foundation or Abstraction?

@ZombieCodeKill Man, that's an excellent question. Worthy of a blog post. Love to hear your take. — Cory House (@housecor) January 10, 2015 An age old dilemma is whether you should learn the higher level abstraction first, or whether you should learn the foundation first and only move onto the abstraction over the foundation afterwards.…

#NoEstimates book summary and commentary

At the time of writing (last updated 3rd June 2015), the beta of the No Estimates book is still available for free on the condition that you provide feedback on it. The final edition may end up significantly different to the version currently available. So instead of reviewing the book from a “should I buy?”…