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Tuesday, April 06, 2010

I've moved!

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Monday, March 29, 2010

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

SQL Injection License Plate

Bobby Table's got himself a car :)

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Wednesday, March 17, 2010

A good entry-level interview question

I think this would make a reasonable question for would-be database developers:

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Thursday, March 11, 2010

Lesson learned today

Comment out all "DROP TABLE" commands in my scripts.

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Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Please, hard-code your literals

As Feuerstein says,

We all know that hard-coding is a bad thing in software. But most developers think of hard-coding simply as typing a literal value into your program whenever you need it.
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So what's wrong with doing this? Nothing - as long as the value is never going to change. But what's the chance of that happening? In fact, what's the chance of anything staying the same (never changing) in our application requirements and resulting code?

Almost nil.


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