Archive for November, 2008

Real developers…

Thursday, November 27th, 2008

… can read and understand several books with contradictory or complementary content without having their heads explode. … and thus fear the one-book-religion as much as it deserves being feared. … can understand, appreciate, and follow more than one methodology at the same time. … know that no single book or methodology or language or […]

MS is blazing the trail…

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

…on new innovative ways to make an install fail. After upgrading my SQL server to 2005 SP2, I went to download the update for the Books On Line using the recommended link from the SP2 installer. Downloaded the msi to my desktop, double-clicked it and ran it. Then, after a while, got this message: “A […]