One of my clients has recently asked me to implement a Wage Calculator.
Calculating the wage of an employee could be really complicated and was likely to change quite often. And on top of that, I was given 5 days to implement the entire backend.
I recentely started doing all my development work in Virtual Machines. I have one optimized for web-development, another for windows development, and a couple more for special cases. This approach has a lot of advantages, but one of the real problems I experienced in maintaining
Nine CirclesEven if you have 8 logical cores in your pc, the build system in Visual Studio 2010 still uses only a single core to build your solution.
If you work with small projects that isn't such a problem. If you however, like me,