external motivation on unpleasant tasks

Main menu:

Topics

Recent Posts

Feeds

RSS Feed RSS - Posts

December 2014
M T W T F S S
« Nov   Jan »
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031  

Past Posts

Java/Java EE

JDBC

Other

Archive for December, 2014

external motivation on unpleasant tasks

December 21st, 2014 by Jeanne Boyarsky

I’m usually good at being intrinsically motivated. Once in a while I hit a scenario where I know I have to do something and don’t really want to.  I was talking to a co-worker about how I handle this and realized I use a similar technique for the rare occasions this happens at work and […]

why I like regular expressions + who says they aren’t readable

December 7th, 2014 by Jeanne Boyarsky

Scott and I are working on our second book (OCP 8). I’m excited that I get to write the part about regular expressions as that is one of my favorite programming topics. Why, you ask? Because it lets you write clear and efficient code. The scenario For the book, I wrote an example showing how […]