Month: May 2008

When Tomcat, HTTPS, and Excel collide

One of the main reasons that we started publishing a blog at YD was to try to give back to the community when we Figured Stuff Out. Here’s one such story about a strange interaction among Excel, Tomcat, and HTTPS. Buggy Behavior When our users tried to open an .xls […]

Read More

Pizza Box Management

A sterotypical “enterprise software” project: a team of 50 consultants imported to do the work of ten, politics everywhere, a series of death marches, unclear requirements for replacement of a legacy system that no one understands, and too many managers all looking for a reason to exist. The top customer […]

Read More