Monthly Archives: September 2015

How Software Engineers Became Software Developers

2015-09-29 This article looks at how and why modern software projects easily become messy and extremely convoluted. This article should not be understood as against new concepts but as a promoter of software engineering education, skills, and experience that allows engineers … Continue reading

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Using sqlpackage.exe parameters and properties to publish your db with less hassle

2015-09-25 This article is for anyone who already knows how to use sqlpackage.exe. Visit the Microsoft link at the bottom to learn about sqlpackage.exe usage. Where I work we use sqlpackage.exe to deploy our database snapshots (DACPACs) to various locations. … Continue reading

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See the good and go for the best

See the good and go for the best   –  Cassian Menol Razeek

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Crosscutting concerns (in software design)

2015-09-22 In software designing crosscutting concerns are concerns (requirements) that span over many layers (tiers) of your application. Generally, the majority of the application functionality will be arranged in tiers and there will be some functionalities (examples below) that would span … Continue reading

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You need a 64bit text editor to open IIS config files on a 64bit computer

18/09/2015 If you wanted to open or edit IIS 7+ config files on a 64bit computer and if you try to use an editor like 32bit notepad++ then you would get a random error from windows. The error I received was … Continue reading

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Browser and length independent CSV download code

17-09-2015 Downloading a csv string as a file on browser can be troublesome. Some techniques don’t work for very long CSV strings and some techniques only work on some browsers. Below code is tested on Internet Explorer 11, Firefox 27.0.1, … Continue reading

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Protect your (software) architecture

09-10-2015 The most common problem I have seen in software projects that don’t have a responsible, capable, and experienced architect is that those projects tend to be very messy. Most such projects are filled with pretty much all technologies and libraries that were … Continue reading

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Always on top web browser

9-9-2015 Today I wanted to watch an online video while working on other windows but couldn’t get my browser to do it. After failing with recommended solutions such as browser extensions I thought to quickly bring together a little browser … Continue reading

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