I’m Feeling Lucky

March 23, 2012 will be my last day at MeridianLink, the company I’ve worked for since 2006. I’ve learned a lot working here and made many great friends, but it’s time for a new challenge. I’ve accepted a position at Google and on April 9, 2012, I will officially become a Noogler! By now, everyone … 

 

The 4 Types of Emails Programmers Receive

The Vague Email Feature XYZ isn’t working. Please fix. Provides next to no information other than at some point, a feature — possibly XYZ — did not work the way a specific user expected it to. Issue could be anything ranging from a catastrophic system failure to a simple misunderstanding on the part of the … 

 

Dependency Injection For Dummies

What is dependency injection? In a nutshell, dependency injection is a design pattern where external dependencies are “injected” into components rather than baked in. If that made your eyes glaze over, think about it like this: imagine your friend asked you to drive him to the supermarket: You would probably just hop in your car …