Most IDEs offer poor support for many common development tasks

According to numerous studies (Thomas Latoza has done many of them) developers spend most of their time either debugging code or determining the implications of a proposed change to code. While today’s debuggers have allowed us to be more sophisticated than sprinkling println statements throughout our code, it can still be difficult to debug code. Andy Ko…


What are your hairiest bug war stories?

I was reading this paper this morning: My Hairiest Bug War Stories It’s a great read but since it was published in 1997, I wondered if things have changed? What are your hairiest bug war stories?