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Architecture Principles

Steve Jones asks today if you have any architectural principles at your job that you use to build software. Having a set of guidelines is a great way to build better software and having your own set of principles will help you to build better software as well.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/12/17 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - wmv
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Building an API

Is it better to build an API into your code and allow someone to "plug in" or provide them with source code? Steve Jones thinks the former is better and gives you a few reasons why.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/08/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - wmv
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Be a Craftsman

Is software engineering dead? Some well respected software developers have stated that, and one says we should be craftsman, not engineers.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/08/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - wmv
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Estimating Priorities

Steve Jones is more willing to ask for changes in software than the real world. Is that a good thing or not? Read on to find out.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/07/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - wmv
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Over-Engineering

Steve Jones thinks that we often over-engineer software, trying too hard to consider every possibility rather than getting it close.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/07/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - wmv
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Grown Up Software

We all want to write better software, but do we really want to write grown up software? Steve Jones talks about one of the most successful software groups ever.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/06/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - wmv
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The Simple Estimate

Why can't it be easy for someone to tackle small projects? It is in some areas, and Steve Jones talks a little about some of the issues.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/06/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - wmv
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A SQL Server Issue? (Database Weekly May 11, 2009)

The problems with Windows 7 downloads were blamed on SQL Server. Steve Jones thinks this was a huge mistake.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/05/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - wmv
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The Challenges of Being Safe

Securing your data is a challenge. Steve Jones has a few comments no just how hard it can be to obfuscate your production data as you move it to development environments.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/03/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - wmv
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Risk and Assumptions

Building software always involves risk, but in these tough times, Steve Jones thinks we should be working to lower the risk of IT projects.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/01/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com
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