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I'm with the naysayers. This comes from several years of experience dealing with Excel automation. Not to say that this technique doesn't work for certain situations, but here are the...
March 8, 2009 at 11:59 am
The day I got a office with a door was the day my productivity rose, code quality improved and overall happiness increased. Open floor plans are for classrooms, not developers.
February 11, 2009 at 11:56 am
The main reason developers want the database to be a "dumb" data store is for portability and costs. If you use all the features of SQL Server, you are "locked...
November 9, 2008 at 1:10 pm
I've seen both sides of the table. I've automated a reporting system that saved hundreds of man-hours and thousands of dollars. I've also had users send me spreadsheets of random,...
April 15, 2008 at 6:48 am
The main feature that OSS database engines hold over SQL Server is lower cost. If I have a large number of clients that can't afford SQL Server and don't need...
April 9, 2008 at 6:44 am
Actually the editorial has a point. Part of my job is making sure that our network drive space doesn't get overwhelmed by the project infomation and other files not stored...
January 16, 2008 at 6:37 am