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Namespaced SQL Columns in Queries

One of the things I really like about the C# language is the wide range of database ORM and data mapper packages available. In a nutshell an ORM can help remove the need to write SQL queries and stored procedures in your database, instead you tell it what the “model” of your data is (i.e.…

Responsified and updateified

That old proverb about the cobblers children going barefoot is true. For too long this site has been neglected and unloved. Well, no more! I’ve realigned (not redesigned) this site to take advantage of modern web development techniques. Of course, I’m talking about responsive design. It’s not a radical departure from what was there before,…

Missing the important stuff

A few days ago I found out a very good friend of mine had died several months ago. I hadn’t heard about it and, of course, I had missed his funeral. It was very upsetting news, especially because I had found out so long after the fact. His passing had been announced on Facebook, but…

Bad, good and great programmers

A recent tweet by Cory House started my brain a-twitching: One of my new favourite interview questions: What is the difference between a bad, good and great programmer? Which are you and why? I’ve worked with all three kinds, and thinking about the question of what the differences are I realised (not for the first…

A note to myself

Nothing to see here, please move along! Wakefield Cathedral: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8JdEr_At4k Jerusalem: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8RZLoiMiv38 BibleMap: http://biblemap.org/ Bible GeoCoding: http://www.openbible.info/geo/ May the Lord, Mighty God, Bless and keep you forever. Grant you peace, Perfect peace, Courage in every endeavor. Lift up your eyes and see His face, Keep His grace forever. May the Lord, Mighty God, Bless and…

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