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Let’s Talk About Money

One of the hardest subjects to broach, in business or personal matters, is money. People are often uncomfortable bringing up the topic, especially when they need a product or service they’re not very familiar with.

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Measure Twice, Code Once - J Street Technology - Database Programmers - 98004

Measure Twice, Code Once.

Some customers balk when we tell them that we’ll do some planning and design to start their project. They want us to just start coding. But we know that’s a bad idea…

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It Shouldn’t Hurt Anything

To me, a developer saying their programming change “shouldn’t hurt anything” is the equivalent of a person in a horror movie saying “I’ll be right back” – things are likely to end badly!

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The Inertia of Names - J Street Technology - Software Development - 98004

The Inertia of Names

The name of something is very important, for clarity and consistency. This is especially true when designing a database system and naming items including tables, fields, and labels.

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What Does This Software Want From Me?

Few things are quite as frustrating as using some software and receiving an error message – except for receiving an error message that tells you NOTHING about what the problem actually is!

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Why Do Many IT Folks Hate Access?

We build desktop systems using Microsoft Access, and web applications using ASP.NET. They each have their place. For many years we’ve heard negative opinions about Access, especially from IT people, and I think it’s because they don’t know what Access actually is.

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