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Jerome Terry
Works at Desire2Learn
Attended Memorial University of Newfoundland
Lives in Paradise, Newfoundland
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Your Code Is Broken If You Don't Understand It
If you don't understand every line of code you write, your code is broken! Ever start writing a pice of code, and it snowballs on you and you end up with a couple hundred (or thousand) lines of code, and it starts to get away from you? You start wondering w...
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Code Comments
The whole "no comments" thing can be taken too far. We should strive to write code that is clear as possible so comments aren't necessary. However, the act of writing a function header before writing the function is a good way to think about the intent of t...
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The Software Craftsman
I've just finished reading  The Software Craftsman: Professionalism, Pragmatism, Pride by Sandro Mancuso, and I must say that it resonated with me. Treating software development as a craft, and striving for mastery is something that I admire. This book refl...
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Ember + Express + EJS + Elastic Beanstalk
npm install g ember-cli ember new my-awesome-app cd my-awesome-app npm install --save express npm install --save ejs npm install --save path npm install --save debug mkdir bin create a file named www inside bin folder <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "//W3C//DTD XHT...
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2015 Reading List
So it's that time of year again when I look back over my goodreads list of books, and share the ones I've actually finished. Lots of good stuff this year, IMHO. If I had to pick, I think The Toyota Way and Holacracy are at the top of the list. I'm a softwar...
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Quality is Free
Ed Horch commented on an answer I posted on Quora, suggesting I added Quality is Free by Philip B. Crosby to my answer. I have never read that book before, so I went ahead and bought a used copy. This book is stirring up things in my head about quality as i...
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Programming Tips and Tricks
Ham Zaf asked the following question on Quora. Computer Programmers :   What are the greatest programming tips and tricks you have learned on your own by years of coding? Here's the answer I wrote. How would you have answered this question?
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Software Quality
Greg Finzer asked the question on a Linedin Group "What practices do you use to improve the quality of an application?" . Greg shared is ideas on improving application quality here , and focuses on developer practices to increase quality. I have my own idea...
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Software Developer
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  • Desire2Learn
    Software Developer, 2014 - present
  • zedIT Solutions Inc.
    Software Developer, 2012 - 2014
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  • Memorial University of Newfoundland
    B. Sc., Math / Comp. Sci., 1995 - 2000
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