5 Management Quotes

What gets measured gets managed. Peter Drucker The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth. Napoleon Bonaparte The measure of a man is what he does with power. Greek Proverb The higher our position the more modestly we should […]

Zynga Launches Ruby Blast

Dig it with the latest game from @zynga – Ruby Blast is now live! https://zynga.com/#/play/rubyblast       https://zynga.com/#/play/rubyblast

Using Linux TOP to identify memory hog processes

Often times it may be necessary to save information regarding your linux memory hogs.  You can do so with a very straight forward and simple command.  The TOP command displays process information.  By adding some parameters and file destination to it we can get the top processes piped out to file we can use for […]

Sample Job Description for a Senior Software Engineer

Even within the same company it is often important to customize exactly how you want your job descriptions to look like.  Below is a sample of a job description post for a Senior Software Engineer that I have used in the past.  It is provided in a template format so that it can be used […]

Everyone is a Tester

One thing that has been on my mind a lot lately has been the code testing process.  Often time you will see blog posts from engineers talking about the importance of doing unit tests, or having good test plans for your QA team when you had a completed feature over to them.  Today however I […]

Sample Software Engineer Interview Questions at Zynga

Before you read too far into this post, I think it is important to call out what this post is and what this post isn’t.  This post is not intended to be a cheat sheet for nailing a Zynga interview.  Rather I wanted to share a couple sample questions I have heard people use and […]