Thursday, June 22, 2023

Everything you never wanted to hear about code review

Disclaimer: I recognize the fact that in some industry domains code review is a mandatory part of the process and a company would not be able to get a product certified or sold without a proven and rigid code review process. During my time with Motorola Solutions, I worked on Public Safety systems, so I this kind of experience - the same applies to any kind of software where risk to human life or high financial loss is a factor: controlling of energy plants, transportation, space missions, medical equipment. The story that I'm about to tell you is *NOT* about any of these. It is about the regular software development that is done by 80% of us, software developers, all over the world.

Thursday, June 15, 2023

π approximation with Python and mpmath

Computers were originally made for computing, hence the name - computers. In this post we are going to try to compute the π constant with at least medium precision, let's say, to the first 150 digits.

There is a wide choice of π approximation methods:

People made attempts to approximate the number π since Before Christ, so the approaches range from ancient to really modern. We are going to use a method devised by a French mathematician François Viète in 16th century:

Thursday, March 30, 2023

The evolution of Software Architecture

Clickbait alert! It is not going to be about Software Architecture. And not about its evolution either. The post is about the evolution of software architecture organizations, such as departments.

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