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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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Some "Laws" of Software Development

Despite all the advances in software tools, there seem to be several enduring truths about software development. By understaning these 'laws', Ziv’s law, Humphrey’s Law and Conway’s Law for example, you can remove some of the mystery of the process. Al Noel discusses these and other laws that seem to apply generally to the art of programming.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/06/03 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: software development
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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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Disturbing Development

Part 4 of the top 5 hard earned lessons of a DBA.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/05/13 | Source: Red-Gate | Category: red gate software
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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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Free eBook: The Red Gate Guide to SQL Server Team-based Development

Get a free ebook that discusses how you can better manage your team development.  Read more...
By Press Release 2012/11/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: books
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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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Version Control with Integration Services

Thie article focuses on using SSIS to automatically check in the changes that the developers missed for the day into the version control system.   Read more...
By P. Praveena 2012/11/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: version control
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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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Ten Million Lines of Code

Intuit manages ten million lines of code in a single codebase and does a great job of it. Read a little about what they do.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/08/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Implement Continuous Integration In Your Software Project

Continuous integration, or CI, brings developers closer to delivering error-free software flawlessly. Find out how to implement it.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2012/08/15 | Source: DevX | Category: continuous integration
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Implement Continuous Integration In Your Software Project

Continuous integration, or CI, brings developers closer to delivering error-free software flawlessly. Find out how to implement it.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2012/07/31 | Source: DevX | Category: software development
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Write Better Code

Better security can be achieved by writing better code. Steve Jones agrees, but doesn't think it's as easy as it sounds.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/07/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Danger of Custom Software

Is it worth writing your own software? Steve Jones says you ought to really think about it and perhaps spend time looking to buy something before you build a new application.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/06/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Being Responsible for Code

How responsible should developers be for their code? Facebook has an interesting way of looking at their engineers' performance.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/04/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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