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Birdcage liners

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 06:11:34 +0000

My new year’s resolution was to give up on reading Twitter and Facebook. Read more "Birdcage liners"

Developers’ side projects

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 22:00:27 +0000

If you’re a developer working for software company, does that company own what you do in your spare time? Read more "Developers’ side projects"

Developers are Writing the Script for the Future

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:28:39 +0000

Last week I was invited to Slush in Helsinki, where I gave a keynote called “Developers are Writing the Script for the Future.” Here’s a 20 minute video… Read more "Developers are Writing the Script for the Future"

RIP CityDesk

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 02:18:13 +0000

Sixteen years after launching Joel on Software, it's now running on WordPress. Read more "RIP CityDesk"

Anil Dash is the new CEO of Fog Creek Software

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:19:23 +0000

For the first time since Fog Creek Software was founded more than sixteen years ago, we have a new CEO, Anil Dash. Read more "Anil Dash is the new CEO of Fog Creek Software"

Oh look, a new site!

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 02:23:21 +0000

I've moved to WordPress. There may be some bugs! Read more "Oh look, a new site!"

Introducing HyperDev

Tue, 31 May 2016 00:14:26 +0000

One more thing… It’s been awhile since we launched a whole new product at Fog Creek Software (the last one was Trello, and that’s doing pretty well).… Read more "Introducing HyperDev"

Stack Exchange Raises $40m

Tue, 20 Jan 2015 00:14:25 +0000

Today Stack Exchange is pleased to announce that we have raised $40 million, mostly from Andreessen Horowitz. Everybody wants to know what we’re going to do with… Read more "Stack Exchange Raises $40m"

Trello, Inc.

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:14:24 +0000

Hello? is this thing on? I’m not sure if I even know how to operate this “blog” device any more. It’s been a year since my last… Read more "Trello, Inc."

Victory Lap for Ask Patents

Mon, 22 Jul 2013 00:14:23 +0000

There are a lot of people complaining about lousy software patents these days. I say, stop complaining, and start killing them. It took me about fifteen minutes… Read more "Victory Lap for Ask Patents"