Category Archives: Application Development

Automate Everything

I had an interesting conversation with my mother earlier today. We were discussing a previous purchase of mine from Redbox and she commented on how Redbox and Netflix put Blockbuster out of business.  This eventually lead to a discussion in which … Continue reading

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Native Apps in JavaScript

Who would have thought that writing a native mobile app entirely in Javascript was possible? I know I was a skeptic initially. Yet – the first mobile app I wrote was written entirely in Javascript – and you’d never know … Continue reading

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When I started this blog many moons ago, I was sitting in my college dorm room at Virginia Tech. My long time followers will remember the old name “Tech From Tech”, which was a play on the type of content … Continue reading

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Building Better Software

I have never been just a Software Developer.  In every job that I have had since I was young and started my own web development business, I have been put in the sales role performing functions from marketing and business … Continue reading

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Rackspace Cloud And Domain Transfers

For starters, I actually had not planned on writing this article… Sometimes topics just fall into your lap, and you can do nothing else, but move on them. This one is going to be a little more directed than usual … Continue reading

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Why Agile Isn’t So Agile

Project managers are process driven people. In fact, without the processes they put in place, project managers would be out of jobs. When it comes to software development, these guys make sure developers stay on track and don’t run down … Continue reading

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1 Millisecond Is Too Slow

“640K ought to be enough for anybody” – This quote from the 1980s which may or may not be attributed to Bill Gates is quite laughable quote these days. We live in a world where exabytes of data isn’t even … Continue reading

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What Users Don’t Know Will Hurt Them

There’s an old saying, “ignorance is bliss”, that I’d like to add an addendum to today. The quote should be “Ignorance is bliss, until that ignorance hurts you”. In the IT world we have the tendency to build systems to … Continue reading

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Are We Witnessing The Death Of Privacy?

While the death of privacy may seem like a far-fetched concept, particularly in the United States, it really is an idea that we should be paying attention to.  To be perfectly honest, it was an idea that even I dismissed … Continue reading

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NoSQL – Not The End Of RDBMS

There has been a lot of noise on the web recently in regards to the death of relational database management systems.  This is not the first time there has been such sacrilegious chatter, but it is the first time that … Continue reading

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