Behold, my new blog entry in XRDS: Language Bureaucracy
Laziness, impatience and hubris are the three great virtues that each programmer should have, at least according to Larry Wall . My experience so far showed me that he was right. All programmers have these characteristics, if they do not, usually they are not real programmers. Since they are expressing these values with the usage of several programming languages, they tend to compare them. Usually this comparison ends up with a phenomenon called flame wars …. read more
and a small article I recently wrote and published in LinkedIn: Revenge of the SQL
The mainstream is always under attack. So is SQL and in general the various RDBMS’s that implement its various incarnations. After the golden age of MySQL and the LAMP (Linux-Apache-MySQL-PHP) stack, various NoSQL databases appeared, preaching that the data storage as we knew it was coming to an end … read more
I have a few ideas in my drawer and plan to write a few more and revisit some older ideas. Stay tuned.