My second article on Kent Becks rules for simple software design dives right into the 2nd rule (“Reveals intention”) and one of the hardest aspects of software development: Naming.
I am very happy and grateful to announce that I will be speaking at this year’s German Oracle user conference (DOAG 2018). It’s my very first experience as a conference speaker (even my experiences as conference visitor are quite limited) and although there is some tension it’s really a dream come true for me: I’ve always enjoyed teaching and sharing Read more…
Knowledge about SW Design is beneficial for every task related to software development and affects developers of any skill and experience level.
I try to deep-dive into @KentBeck ‘s rules for simple design and how they can be applied to DB development
“You’re a panelist for 2018 CodeTalk Series” – about the struggles of giving a live presentation in a foreign language
It was a strange moment when Jacek, co-author and maintainer of utPLSQL, asked me last November if I’d like to be part of the next ODTUG CodeTalk series.
And first, it was a disaster.
Databases are different to applications from a development view, therefore a state-based approach to development/deployment doesn’t fit very well. Learn about migration-based database development and how it empowers agility
No software is perfect and we should create meaningful, automated self-tests to give us the confidence in continuously changing and improving our software.
Version Control has been around for over 40 years, but still it’s not used in many database projects. This article is a plea and guide to use Version Control in database projects.