Monthly Archives: July 2011

SQL Injection Joke (with a lesson)

At a recent team stand up meeting I passed along a joke I caught on twitter:   A SQL Injection walks into a bar, starts to quote something but stops, drops a table, then dashes out. The joke is a … Continue reading

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What Makes a Team Smarter? More Women.

Though-provoking article at http://hbr.org/2011/06/defend-your-research-what-makes-a-team-smarter-more-women/ar/1 My two cents: I think the results are less about gender differences and more about the value of soft skills. But the gender difference makes a catchy title. I saw the title on my twitter feed … Continue reading

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My Regular Blogs and Podcasts

As a software development professional, I use blogs and podcasts to keep on top of what’s going on in this technical world.  Here are the ones I use most: Podcasts .NET Rocks.  Good source of mainstream Microsoft-related stuff; about an … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Null

With many object-oriented computer languages there is a difference between an empty object and a null object. I often come across code which understands there is a technical difference between empty and null, but doesn’t properly use the semantics of … Continue reading

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