I've read/heard that interruptions are bad for programmers. I've also read/heard that getting into 'the zone' is good. I don't doubt these assertions, but I'd like to educate colleagues (managers, ...
How to convincing Programmers that 'being in the zone' [coding] isn't always beneficial for the project?
In this book review: http://books.slashdot.org/story/11/06/13/1251216/Book-Review-The-Clean-Coder?utm_source=slashdot&utm_medium=twitter Chapter 4 talks about the coding process itself. One of ...
I've noticed that while I'm programming, I divide my work into tasks and until a task is complete I cannot stop, even if it takes hours. However, once that task is complete, I find it very hard to ...
There's a workflow I'm working on. It's so far been web forms filling databases with occasional writing configuration scripts for analysis instruments instruments, and I've written it all, in Perl, ...
If you just consider the second part of my question, "Why a developer should not be interrupted while neck-deep in coding", that has been discussed a number of times by smart people. Heck, even the ...