Yesterday I accepted an invitation to go to New York next weekend for a Joomla bug squashing day (or as Wilco, the development workgroup coordinator puts it, “PBF”: Pizza Bugs and Fun).
This morning I booked my ticket.
This evening I’m terrified.
For any project where I’ve been managing more than one or two developers, I’ve always been a proponent of good testing and QA practises, but until fairly recently I wasn’t big on formal unit testing, especially in my one-man projects.
That’s changing, and fast. (more…)
Considering that my main blog is already all over the map, topic-wise, I though it better to create another place to put the really technical stuff. This way it’s off the main page and you really have to be looking for it.
In an absolutely brilliant but evil move, a Trojan fools users into solving CAPTCHA images. Infected users think that they’re entering codes to see a model undress, when actually they’re helping crackers register for illegal Yahoo accounts. (more…)
Several years ago Corel’s then-CEO Michael Cowpland made quite a stir with his offhand attitude to software piracy. Paraphrasing, the slant of what he said was that he’d rather have people use unauthorized copies of his product than those of a competitor. [I have been unable to find a reference for this.] (more…)