Author Archives: Richard Spindler

Modern Software Development or Slow as Molasses

I’ve been looking at that issue for quite a while, and always tried to play nice and be quiet about this, but quite recently I’ve experienced the discrepancies that I am going to describe quite intimately, so I feel I … Continue reading

Posted in Programming | Comments Off on Modern Software Development or Slow as Molasses

Great Crisis inspires Great Leadership

Have you ever participated in a great crisis? Probably the answer is no. Most of the people in control of the Western World as we know it, have never seen a great crisis. Or as Tyler Durden would say: We … Continue reading

Posted in Long term Goals, Motivation and Inspiration | Comments Off on Great Crisis inspires Great Leadership

Solution C++ Challenge: SimpleServer API

Hi there, I’ve created a solution to the C++ Challenge, and a new Blog for this kind of content: Solution Challenge #1: SimpleServer API Have fun, Cheers -Richard

Posted in Allgemein | Comments Off on Solution C++ Challenge: SimpleServer API

C++ Challenge: SimpleServer API

This week I’ve prepared a little challenge in C++ programming. The example is not extrodinarily complex, but not completely simple either. The purpose of this example is, to challenge myself a little to get to know boost::asio networking, and to … Continue reading

Posted in Programming | Tagged , | Comments Off on C++ Challenge: SimpleServer API

Managing C++ libs with CMake ExternalProject and Git

Writing modular software, you might sooner or later come into the situation, that you have some functionality, that you want to share between different projects. Let’s say, to have built a couple of convenience classes and function that you want … Continue reading

Posted in Programming | Tagged | Comments Off on Managing C++ libs with CMake ExternalProject and Git

The decline of the hierarchical Organization in Popular Culture

Being a fan of the popular Space Saga “Star Trek”, and especially of the “Next Generation” Enterprise with Captain Jean Luc Piccard, I cannot help but notice the stark discrepancy in tendency to currently popular Television Series. Star Trek and … Continue reading

Posted in Allgemein | Comments Off on The decline of the hierarchical Organization in Popular Culture

Group Ritual Design

What makes a good climbing group? In a way it is the process of working together as a group, that actually creates the group, or that contributes to group learning. But the same is true for any good work group. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

How the Fossil DVCS solves the privacy problem of cloud based applications

If you do not know what a DVCS (Distributed Version Control System) is, just think of Git, the popular source code management system used by the Linux kernel. But it is quite different from Git, and seems to solve a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How the Fossil DVCS solves the privacy problem of cloud based applications

A new way of thinking and risk assessment

If you haven’t started reading the ribbonfarm blog I strongly urge you to consider reading it, because I find it to be on of the most pleasurable blogs right now. Venkats writing is very precise, and he manages to explain … Continue reading

Posted in Discipline and Knowledge, Lifestyle Skills | Comments Off on A new way of thinking and risk assessment

Engineering Managers Should Code

Hi Everyone, in this post I just want to direct your attention to the following article at Dr.Dobb’s: Engineering Managers Should Code 30% of Their Time Of course I really like the article, and I agree to that statement. And … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Engineering Managers Should Code