Writing

This page contains links to technical articles and other things I’ve written. Please contact me if you would like me to write for your publication at contact@puredanger.com.

Articles

2011

2010

2009

2008

Book contributions

97 Things Every Programmer Should Know

My article “Start From Yes” is included.

97 Things Every Project Manager Should Know

My article “Important But Not Urgent” is on page 158.

Career 2.0

I was honored to have my experiences included in Appendix 2: A Rogue’s Gallery.

The Definitive Guide to Terracotta

I wrote the chapters on Distributed Caching and Terracotta Integration Modules and participated in the development of the book.

Some possibly true reviews:

  • “I rolled it up and smoked it like a doobie.” – Willie Nelson
  • “Concurrency is for suckers.” – Donald Knuth
  • “This book gave me hope.” – Barack Obama
  • “Great book, needs more killing and grilling.” – Ted Nugent
  • “I was wrong – this is the road ahead.” – Bill Gates
  • “I’ve replaced my roundhouse kick with this book.” – Chuck Norris
  • “This book killed me.” – George Carlin
  • “Totally replaced my left nut.” – Lance Armstrong
  • “Is that a poop stain on the cover?” – Quentin Tarantino
  • “Paul insisted I read this.” – David Letterman

Papers