10 Years of FayeWilliams.com

10 years ago today, I registered this domain name.

Ten years!!!

Ten years is a big milestone, so I thought I’d take a trip down memory lane.

2005

I registered this domain on 4th February 2005 when I was living in San Jose, California.

I still can’t believe I was lucky enough to get it¬†– even way back then it was hard to get the ultimate in web real estate – a dot com of your first and last name.

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Never Stop Writing Code

To a certain extent, coding is something that you never completely forget. Although you may be a little slower after a break, once the problem-solving part of your brain fires up, you will still have the skills and knowledge to do the things you have always done.

However, coding is also a lot like the knowledge of a foreign language.

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Debugging For Beginners

This post was also published at O’Reilly Programming – you can read it here.

I read an interesting article today, called Debugging for Beginners, over at O’Reilly Programming.

You all know how much I love GDB (huh? you didn’t? seriously?), so I always like to take a look at different approaches to finding those elusive problems that plague all programmers (even those with decades of experience) from time to time.

Anyhow, I headed on over and was a little bit… disappointed. You see, Brian writes in a wonderful, readable way, about topics that concern all programmers, whatever their background. But, I found that the general focus of his article was less on how to debug (even at a higher, theoretical level), and more about how to make less mistakes.

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