Tag Archives: software development

Useless Hackathons

I participated in a few coding competitions in high school, where we got together for a day with a team and tried to build software to solve a problem. They were challenging and exciting, but exhausting. Not something I’d want … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial | Tagged | Leave a comment

Should You Learn R or Python?

I’ve been working on various skills over the last few years, trying to solve some simple problems in Python and PowerShell, in addition to T-SQL, to continue to improve my skills. It’s an interesting challenge at times, especially when I … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Open APIs

The US Supreme Court ruling in Oracle v Google was released recently, with Google winning and removing, or reducing, copyright protection for APIs. That means if you use the same method names, parameter names, etc. as some other software, it … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial | Tagged | Leave a comment

Disclosing the How

Many of us have written a computer program of some sort. Maybe just a script to complete a task, maybe complex software the clients interact with. For all of us, I would guess that we’ve been asked to do something, … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial | Tagged , | Comments Off on Disclosing the How