Estimation Anti-Pattern

Name: Precision Estimation

AntiPattern Problem

Developers continually get asked to provide an estimate with a high degree of accuracy. They are expected to spend a fixed period of time to produce the estimate.

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Creational vs access patterns, and other diversions

A little while back, I blogged about how static and singleton are not synonymous, and one of the things I mentioned in there was the concept of an “access pattern”. This is a term I’ve been kicking around for a while (in person, anyway… I think that was the first time I’d written about it), and I wanted to explore it a bit more here.
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