05 May '13, 9pm

Procrastination, considered. via @pivotallabs

Last week I blogged about a new project for aiding in the hunt for test pollution, Scrubber . This is a personal side project that I began recently. It’s in the very early stages, like many of my other pet projects. It’s something I’ve worked on entirely alone, though I’d also love to collaborate with others and/or pair on it. I was going to blog this week about the latest improvements I’d made to the code, and how it was going to improve the end-user’s experience despite being a mere refactor and a minor user interface tweak. I got bored after writing the first few paragraphs, and instead got distracted by the code, refactoring and tweaking it more than was necessary. A couple of hours in, I’d totally gold-plated the code in a way that I might have deemed unacceptable whilst on client time. This made me a little angry with myself: why was I procrastinating from blogging, ...

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