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Starting a new project – refactoring an existing system

Well, the team is starting on a new project. Our company is in a situation that is probably familiar to many people. We have some existing code, we have data in the database, everything ‘sorta’ works. But now we want … Continue reading 

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Break out the popcorn, it’s movie time!

My team just finished up our most recent project – we spent about 4 months writing what we call a loader. It is basically an automated process that loads data from one database into another. Over the past 2 years, … Continue reading 

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newest Los Techie

Thanks to all the Los Techies for inviting me to join the group. For those who haven’t met me, I am software developer and team lead in Austin Texas. I currently work for Drillinginfo, a smallish company that gathers data … Continue reading 

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