Posts made in March, 2007


How Much Do You Code?

As a software developer, how much time do you actually spend writing code? I recently have discussed this topic with both junior and senior coworkers, from which I have realized that this is a very important question for many developers. The amount of time the average developer actually spends coding can be surprisingly small, and […]

Development Tools Should Use Text Files

Here is a request to all vendors of development tools: please persist code to text files. Over the last few years, I have encountered an alarming number of tools that do not use text files. Some examples are: A reporting tool that stores report definitions as binary files. A data modeling tool that persists models […]