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The Worst Code

What's the worst code you've seen? Steve Jones hopes it isn't your own code.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/03/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Continuous Delivery

The practice of continuous software development is growing, with continuous integration, deployment, and delivery being topics that Steve Jones is learning about. Today he talks about delivery.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/03/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Is Rolling Back The Same as Failing?

When you must rollback a deployment of changes, is that a failure of the process? The development effort? Or something else?  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2014/03/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Too Much Choice

More information and choice are generally good things, but there can be problems. Steve Jones notes that we can't let freedom paralyze us.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/01/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Uncontrolled Code

Excel is used quite often to build software, or at least, it's worksheets and formulas simulate software. Steve Jones notes there are lots of problems with this practice.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/01/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Cyberwar

Today Steve Jones talks about the prospect of cyberwar and the potential impacts on corporate systems. Perhaps we ought to be building better, more secure software.   Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/11/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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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 2013/10/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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It Happens

It happens. Code breaks.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/09/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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If we can do it, so can you

Microsoft is trying to prove that development works well in the cloud by moving their own internal development to the Azure cloud.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/09/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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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 2013/09/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Developer Pressure

As we ask developers to deliver software quicker, are we helping improve the quality of software? Steve Jones asks the question today.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/09/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Less QA?

It seems that QA is being cut more and more as software development advances. Is that a good thing? Steve Jones has some thoughts.   Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/07/31 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Relying on Algorithms

Today Steve Jones looks at the way software affects the world and how we might be worried about how things might change in the future.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/06/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Better Coding, More Savings

The way we write code impacts our users, but it can also impact our wallet, especially in cloud computing. Steve Jones wonders how many people bother to profile and test their code.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/05/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Serverless Software

Today Steve Jones talks about the future of software development and how it might not require developers to know anything about servers.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/01/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Building Better Software

Why is it so hard to build better software? Steve Jones looks at recent problem in iOS that seems silly.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/01/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Failure Lessons

Steve Jones would like to see more disclosure about what works and doesn't work when deploying new systems and software.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/11/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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A Software Warranty

Steve Jones says that developers should take responsibility for the code they deploy, perhaps with a warranty of sorts inside their company.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/10/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Pair Programming

Today Steve Jones talks about pair programming and when it might make sense for data professionals.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/09/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Rewrite the Coding Rules

If we rewrite the coding rules, will software be more secure? Steve Jones thinks it might and that we should be constantly looking to change the techniques, patterns, and skills we have.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/09/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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