High time, I think, that I started a dedicated news item department for software development. For one thing, I’m increasingly thinking about software processes as we move further along the planning for our next release. For another, I tend to think about and comment on these things a lot already, in departments like Internet, and [...]
An Outlook link that popped up while I was writing the previous post, but that didn’t fit the theme, is this list of command line switches for Outlook. Most of it is break/fix stuff—reset profiles, start without extensions, etc., but some of it is useful for integration with other applications.
I was forcibly reminded yesterday that many aspects of software that we consider intuitive and automatic are actually cultural, and have nothing whatever to do with GUI design. My mini-Waterloo? Calendar management and responding to meeting invitations. I was baptized early in my career in the religion of managing a calendar. Early on it was [...]