Documentation is the Gateway to Delegation

The first step to offloading a task is writing down how to complete it. Once the process is typed into a lean text file or wiki page, it can be learned by another human. This helps your team, but what’s in it for you? The most selfish programmers probably want to free up their time […]

In Praise of Resource Scoping

When assessing your environment, problem or your goal, meticulously scout the tools at your disposal. When you’re learning a new job, a new project or a programming language’s tools for example, it pays to have a grasp of your options. Researching what documentation, guides, tools or libraries are at your disposal will help you accomplish […]