Top Ten Tips to Prevent Insanity (Software Psychosis)

Yoyo you wonderful bear followers, I hope today finds you well and for those of you in the UK I hope your snow-related torment hasn’t been too painful to endure and you’ve all stayed safe 🙂 In the shower today (apologies for the mental imagery!) I started to mull over what I would tell someone, […]

The Bears Whereabouts

Where have I been you may ask! Apologies for the lack of content, we’ve (included my wife in the equation here) hit a sizeable brick wall of work. I think this has been mentioned previously, but I’ve recently started a new position and this has involved me spending a good dollop of time getting acclimatised; […]

Developer Testing Hints and Tips

Howdy happy campers. I want to discuss a piece, somewhat divergent from the topic of physical coding, although still a facet of development that is close to my heart (and easy to overlook in many respects when constantly mashing keys and churning out code); developer testing. More specifically, I want to provide a set of […]

A Year of Bearandhammer

Rather miraculously, an entire year has rolled around since the inception of bearandhammer! I just wanted to say a big thank you to everyone following this blog, and those keeping up on Twitter and Facebook, it means the world to me so a big thumbs up to you all. This blog has brought in over […]

Oh Yeah, 25 Posts :o)

It only dawned on me today that, rather sneakily, I’ve hit my official quarter century in the ‘blog post’ count department. Thinking back to my original goals when starting this up it’s nowhere near where I planned to be (getting on for nearly a whole year after starting this little adventure); but I’m happy to […]

Back Online: Normal Service Resumed

I’m back from my hiatus which encompassed getting married, eating far too much food and drinking wine and beer on the wonderful Adriatic coast. It’s time to get back to some serious coding and perhaps reconsider the longer term plans for this blog. To start us off, I’ve been contemplating pushing a little money into […]

Handshakes and Hat Tips

Hi there. Have a wee look at the about page and hopefully this will give you a clue as to my background and what I hope to achieve. I say achieve very loosely; the end result of all of this might be that nothing tangible actually falls out of the back-end of this big, fat […]