Friday, July 23, 2021

Sara Chipps

How Geek Developers Can Learn to Socialize

Sara Chipps is a software programmer specializing in ASP.NET/C#/SQL. If you’ve read my blog, or any of my writings, you’d probably not accuse me of being...

How to Contribute to Open Source (When You’re Not Exactly Scott Hanselman)

Sara Chipps is a software programmer specializing in ASP.NET/C#/SQL. Some of you will remember my rant about open source, and how I couldn't find time to...

Who the Frag Has Time For Open Source?

Sara Chipps is a software programmer specializing in ASP.NET/C#/SQL. The other day I was reading Jeff Atwood's blog post discussing why OO.o couldn't attract people to their open...

Developer’s Kvetch: The Rotting Stink of Corporate IT

Sara Chipps is a software programmer specializing in ASP.NET/C#/SQL. My friend Lisa has a prejudice against those lip glosses that come in a little jar. The kind...

A Developer and her Netbook: Cheap .NET Coding

For months now we've all been inundated with TV specials and articles online about the tough economy. As a contractor, I’ve experienced first hand what...

In Hard Times, Developers Need to Give Back

Last week I got the news that my job was going to be converted to a consultancy and I would be given part time hours. It was...

A Software Programmer’s Christmas Poem

Sara Chipps is a software programmer specializing in ASP.NET/C#/SQL. Her blog is GirlDeveloper. This is her ode to the holiday season: Twas the night before Christmas and...

.NET Debugging for Rookies

Dubugging is either the best or worst part of being a developer, depending on your style. Myself, I can deal with the tiny bugs, but...

Notes to a Young Software Developer

I don't know that five years ago I would have anticipated quite how far my career as a developer would come in such a short...

The Invasion of the Female Programmers (You Might Have to Work with One)

Lately there have been a lot of articles sent to me about “geekettes,” the new wave of “normal” (read: cute) girls entering the IT workforce....

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