How Geek Developers Can Learn to Socialize
By Sara Chipps | Article Published August 14, 2009
Let's face it, coders sometimes need a little help when getting up from their PC to mingle with the human race. Here's some guidance specially designed to help developers expand their social network.
How to Contribute to Open Source (When You're Not Exactly Scott Hanselman)
By Sara Chipps | Article Published July 15, 2009
You may be short on time, and not yet a guru open source master developer, yet there's still a way to contribute to an open source project.
Who the Frag Has Time For Open Source?
By Sara Chipps | Article Published July 14, 2009
This developer is highly interested in open source -- but there are only 24 hours in a day. Plus: She explores a way to contribute after all.
Developer's Kvetch: The Rotting Stink of Corporate IT
By Sara Chipps | Article Published July 9, 2009
At the intersection of budget and software development, quality sometimes takes an unfortunate turn.
A Developer and her Netbook: Cheap .NET Coding
By Sara Chipps | Article Published May 11, 2009
A .NET developer, armed a few bucks a whole bunch of research, builds an inexpensive mobile coding studio.
In Hard Times, Developers Need to Give Back
By Sara Chipps | Article Published March 2, 2009
Given that its the work of software developers that has helped create joblessness, its only right that developers now help those in need.
A Software Programmer's Christmas Poem
By Sara Chipps | Article Published December 11, 2008
Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house, not a widget would function, not even a mouse
.NET Debugging for Rookies
By Sara Chipps | Article Published October 1, 2008
Sure, you get stuck. But these five steps will help you get back on track.
Notes to a Young Software Developer
By Sara Chipps | Article Published July 21, 2008
A professional five years in gives some career advice to those who are just getting started.
The Invasion of the Female Programmers (You Might Have to Work with One)
By Sara Chipps | Article Published June 25, 2008
A female software developer discusses the unique challenges of being a woman in a male-dominated field.
Natural Programmers (Code Monkeys) vs. Career Programmers (Geeks in Suits)
By Sara Chipps | Article Published May 29, 2008
To hire the most appropriate talent for your software development job, you must first understand the ethic of the Code Monkey.
An Open Letter to Girls Considering a Career in IT
By Sara Chipps | Article Published May 16, 2008
Software programmer Sara Chipps talks about the upside to a career in development.