Archive for August 2008
Velocity is my favourite templating language so far due to it’s simplicity, general applicability and it’s clean cut between implementation and layout. It is dynamic so changes take place right away. And it’s fast.
I do have one complaint though and it is a trait velocity shares with a lot of templating languages: All decisions are made with if/else statements. This is fine in a lot of cases but there are times when it gets annoying.
I’ve seen it time and again “how do you become agile?”-style of headlines on papers, workshops, blogs etc that are selling “agile”. What’s up with that? Surely being agile is not a goal but a mean to accomplish something else like working more efficiently, making more money, having more fun at work or whatever is what you are actually after. Read the rest of this entry »