Intro to Unit Testing 7: Overcoming Inertia and Objections

In this series so far, I’ve introduced the concept of unit testing, talked about how to avoid early failures and frustrations, and then dived more in depth into the subject. But now that you’re familiar with the topic and reasonably well versed in it (particularly if you’ve been practicing over Continue reading

Go On, Live a Little. Denormalize Your Data

I have years of professional experience with and completed several academic courses about relational databases. This is a pretty familiar topic for me, and I’ve worked with a bunch of them: SQL Server, SQLLite, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, and even MS Access. I’ve always found them, paradoxically, to be both comfortable Continue reading