Category Archives: Editorial

Dealing with Failure

This past week was a dichotomy for Coloradans. On Tuesday, it was 60F (15C) for most of the day, with my daughter and I going to volleyball practice in t shirts and shorts. Our phones chimed during practice, noting that … Continue reading

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How Long is Too Long?

After SQL Bits this year, there was a discussion on Twitter about the length of the sessions and what attendees would like to see. The event ran 50 minute sessions, and that wasn’t appreciated by some speakers. It’s an odd length, and one that … Continue reading

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The Soft Skill of Respect

When I started to work more closely with the product development teams at Redgate Software, I found it interesting that we devoted so many resources to user experience, testing, and other non-development tasks. Coming from more focused groups, this was new … Continue reading

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Dealing with Technical Debt

Stop for a minute and think. How much technical debt do you have in your code? Let’s make this easy, take a break from this, close your eyes, and take thirty seconds or so and think about just your code. … Continue reading

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