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New Old Architectures

Many years ago I was starting in a software development role using dBase and Clipper. I needed to upgrade a DOS based dBase program to Clipper to take advantage of some graphical libraries. Around this time, we were also moving … Continue reading

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Patterns and Potential Problems

I saw a post recently from a developer that needed to refactor and rename a table in a live system. The post describes a pattern for doing so and gives the steps taken, though not the actual code. I like … Continue reading

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Eyes Wide Open

Not many of us work in startup environments, but many of us do work with new databases that are created for new applications. These might be carefully designed, thrown together, or your database might be constructed by an ORM. In … Continue reading

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Digitizing Construction

Perhaps you think of the construction industry as being more analog and less interested in building a robust digital infrastructure. This article talks about one large company that is modernizing, and has accelerated that move during the pandemic. They are generating lots … Continue reading

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