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Paul Adams' Wanderings Around Engineering, Free Software and Berlin


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  1. There is a particular dark art within engineering leadership. Nobody ever really teaches it; at least nobody ever taught it to me. And even when you think you’ve learned this dark art, there is always more to learn. Because the lessons learned in the context of one team almost never apply in the context of a different team. …

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  2. Many of you reading this are probably already aware, long-time maintainer of glibc Roland McGrath has recently retired from maintaining that project. Inspired by his words, I wanted to say a few things about why I no longer contribute to KDE; a project I “retired” from some time ago now. …

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  3. Well… it’s 2017 and Autotools has survived the test of time. In this blog post I present a very brief introduction to Autotools before going on to show how they are used within the context of Habitat plan writing. …

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  4. At the end of last month I blogged about my work in producing a core/R package for Habitat. Back then I mostly wrote about my experience of sharing a PR with the Habitat community; this PR has now finally been merged. …

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  5. It’s been a while since I did a Git repo visualisation, which means I am definitely overdue to talk about the Habitat community. In this blog post I will show-off the main repos for Habitat (at least the main ones I have been hanging out in) and describe what I have found. …

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