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Author Archives: Evan Hoff
I’m asking you, dear reader, is INETA still viable as an organization? I don’t know about your local user groups, but here in Nashville, we don’t get nearly enough good speakers to fill our monthly timeslots. Worst of all, the … Continue reading
This has been a long time coming, but it’s finally here! Join the announcements list and jump in on the discussion. We’ll plan our first meeting for later this month via the discussion list.
In a nutshell, this book blew me away! I’m giving it 6 stars (out of 5). After seeing this book referenced in another book I’m currently reading and also seeing it on the SEI’s Essential Collection, I thought it would … Continue reading
What is Middleware? Whether your aim is to build a single, large distributed system or to integrate multiple existing systems into a single, large system-of-systems, middleware is your key to success. When you begin to distribute across multiple processes, whether … Continue reading
I just ran across some great stats on the cost of software defects. These are quotable, so I thought I would share. The following is a quote from Capers Jones in his book, Estimating Software Costs. For those unfamiliar with … Continue reading
This is largely common sense, but I’d bet there’s a large number of IT shops out there that haven’t picked up on this yet. Do you want to keep the best people on your staff? Make sure you have career … Continue reading
One of the initial steps that every non-trivial project should go through revolves around determining system usage requirements. Here’s a no-nonsense method for tackling this issue head-on. 1. Anticipate Usage and Usage Patterns A prudent developer or architect will find … Continue reading
Did you know: eBay deploys a new release every 2 weeks They add roughly 100 KLOC per week to the codebase That should be a little extra motivation to work on removing the waste and increasing the flow of getting … Continue reading
I’m going to take a quote from Daniel Simmons on why we should use the Entity Framework. I’m not specifically interested in his comparison with NHibernate because I think the following is true of many current O/RMs (whatever your personal … Continue reading