Man vs Code

invaluable minutiae

June, 2007

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    Always be lazy

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    Scott Bellware has an interesting post about Lazy Load in ORMs. IMHO, I prefer eager load of all scalar values and load on demand (lazy load) for all complex objects, even when the cardinality is M..1 and 1..1. And once something is loaded, it stays loaded...
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    We are going Agile!

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    Over the last few months, it dawned on us that if we were writing software apis/ frameworks ( Jasper, Astoria ) specifically designed for Agile development that perhaps we should really understand Agile development by actually doing it. Breath taking...
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    Project Jasper overview now online

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    The overview doc is now online here . We hope to add to it in the next couple of months, so I will let folks know when an updated version becomes available.
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    ORMs and changing data stores

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    The folks at Rails Envy have posted a bunch of funny parodies of the "Mac vs PC" pitting ROR versus various technologies. The one to pay particular attention to is ad #4 out of 4: Changing Databases . Cleverly done - but for anyone that knows what it...
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    Excellent Astoria article by the author of my new favorite geek book

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    Leonard Richardson, the coauthor of my new favorite geek book Restful Web Services has an excellent break down of Project Astoria and how Restful it is. Also, don't miss the really good conversation between him and Pablo in the blog comments.
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    Three more books + Andrew Conrad trivia

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    Scott Hanselman has blogged about what he thinks is the Six Essential Language Agnostic Programming Books . Can't say I can argue with any of the six he has choices, but let me make a few suggestions: Patterns of Enterprise Application Architecture –...
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