Archive for July 2010
Make use of Rake in your miscellaneous migration tasks. Migrations are geared for database changes all or nothing is best since backtracking always is risky. Add your own application rake tasks to handle additional record creation, default settings, app specific stuff. Model classes are best for methods since you can test on console and tinker, but once you are there, a rake lib gives better control for the task at hand, lets you add on tasks without affecting the app core. All deployments I’ve used have handles to rake which can be used on demand.
Sofware professionals are always playing catch up to the books, to the best practices. to the certifications game.
This is the kind of analysis that blows my mind away. How many people will go back and revisit old assumptions?
When DeMarco published this paperHow many PMP professionals turned around and said , ok we are wrong?
This is a fast moving world; there are many thriving niches which will die out and should die out soon.
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