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  • SQL Server - The Best Database in the World

    OK, that’s maybe overstating it a bit, but I do think that the tools that come with SQL Server are very developer friendly. Take, for instance, the SQL Profiler. I find that this is particularly useful when writing any code that accesses databases, or for diagnosing database problems.

  • Upgrading Fedora Core

    I’ve just upgraded one of my development machines from running Fedora Core 1 to Fedora Core 2 using yum.

  • Ruby Envy

    It’s posts like this that make me want to start programming in Ruby instead of Java.

  • Less 'Crap Code'

    I recently wrote about how developers don’t always clean up correctly when using databases after I read this blog.

  • Struts is Alive!!

    There has been a lot of talk recently about the demise of Struts. Its true that there haven’t been any major developments recently on the core product. However looking at the most popular blogs on Javablogs.com today shows that there is still a huge interest in Struts. 5 out of the top 6 read blogs are relating to the...