Object-Relation Mismatch: Comparing Strawberries and Sunglasses

I’ve been spending a lot of time lately writing a rather large suite of business applications. The original customer was a construction company which needed a replacement for their estimation system. Then the same customer needed a facility pass management system to make the insane amount of bit-shoveling/paperwork involved in getting security clearances for workers […]

Sane Version Numbering

Version numbers should have definite meanings — in particular they should have meanings that provide some concrete semantics other than simple collative comparison. In open source this is usually the case, though there are certianly projects packed with wacky numbering, but that’s usually discouraged by the community strongly enough to not happen unless external and […]