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Archive for June 9th, 2016

How One Jira Ticket Made My Employer $1MM/Month: 7 Metrics that Actually Matter — JavaScript Scene — Medium

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/06/09

I fully agree with Kevin Powick who wrote Good article. Not only applicable to commercial website development, but almost all commercial software.

“You only get what you measure, so be careful what you measure.”

How One Jira Ticket Made My Employer $1MM/Month: 7 Metrics that Actually Matter — JavaScript Scene — Medium

And more highly valuable tips when writing any type of software.

Somewhere in the middle are his golden additions to the Agile values:

Individuals and interactions over processes and tools
Working software over comprehensive documentation
Customer collaboration over contract negotiation
Responding to change over following a plan

If that doesn’t look familiar, you really need to read this.

I’ll add some more of my favorite dev team values:

Skills over titles
Continuous delivery over deadlines
Support over blame
Collaboration over competition

After that he focuses on a few of them explaining where you could go completely wrong and how to do it “the right way”.

Highly recommended reading.

–jeroen

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TUMBLEWEED: local console yast linedrawing characters garbage after first reboot

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/06/09

I long while after asking TUMBLEWEED: local console yast linedrawing characters garbage after first reboot, I researched the issue further.

First the workaround:

It is enough if any user on any console (for which /usr/bin/tty will usually show /dev/tty#) runs /bin/unicode_start.

After that, any user that logs on on any console will get the correct line-drawing characters with yast.

Then about the problem:

It looks like the problem is that during boot, nothing calls /bin/unicode_start. This was a solved bug, but seems to be back in Tumbleweed so I posted a comment to the bug.

I don’t think it is related to a truckload of PuTTY UTF-8 line-drawing issues like below. I’ve included them just for reference in any case proves me wrong (:

Same for changing unicode_start by hand:

–jeroen

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Original question thread:

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Posted in *nix, Linux, openSuSE, Power User, SuSE Linux | 1 Comment »

 
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