Heuristics for testability
Some tips from Eberhardt Rechtin
On the design of testable systems, Rechtin provides us with several heuristics [Rechtin, 1991] -
To be tested, a system must be designed to be tested
This sounds self-evident, yet, within many architecture silos, a view persists that testability is the concern of development and testing teams. Are they missing . . .
Should we use click tracks?
Pros and cons of playing with a click or metronome
I stumbled across an interesting question on the internet, as to why a classical piano teacher would ban the metronome ... a quick Google search unearthed a body of debate around criticism of metronome use that dates back hundreds of years.
As someone who has fun programming drum tracks, the question 'whether to use a . . .
Quick scan of a few musical notation libraries
A few JS libraries for guitar / musical notation...
JTab looks cool - nice basic block tab, but crazy markup?! Would have preferred 7.2/x/etc.
Groove Mechanic v clean tabs and scale diagrams, without finger numbering
Vexflow not sure why this is 'vexing' to anyone, the tab looks wonderful!
Joe Pass jazz guitar snippets
Joe keeps it really simple!
An hour of great guitar tips from the late great virtuoso jazzer Joe Pass. Joe's minimalistic chord forms are applicable to (and found in) many styles of music -
Joe Pass - Blue Side of Jazz guitar lesson
The video is available now on DVD with additional material, chord and exercise booklet, check out Joe Pass: The . . .