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Joel on Software

2000/03/23

by Joel Spolsky
Thursday, March 23, 2000

Today, two pieces I wrote as a blueprint for PaxDigita.

The Guerrilla Guide to Interviewing. I originally wrote this for Microsoft, and edited it a couple of times in my career; now it's the PaxDigita interviewing manual.

Recently I've been thinking a lot about what made Microsoft a great company to work for, and why working at Juno was so frustrating. At first I attributed the difference to the east coast/west coast thing, but I think it's a bit more subtle than that.

History in the making:

pope at yad vashem:


Have you been wondering about Distributed Version Control? It has been a huge productivity boon for us, so I wrote Hg Init, a Mercurial tutorial—check it out!

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