Focus – Pocus

Last week, as the first North East blizzard of 2016 approached, my inner hermit rejoiced at the prospect of being stuck at home, and having the opportunity of tackling those chores that are frequently put on the back burner when outside shinny things are dangled in from of me. Jonas was the perfect opportunity to finish … More Focus – Pocus

Books every software developer should read in 2016 – if you have not done so

The obligatory reflection on what have we accomplished in 2015 … always a sticky question. But if keep it to my book, training and research, it does not look that bad, I managed to keep the momentum going. Software Development Cracking the coding Interview – Gayle Laakman This is a great book with brain teasers and … More Books every software developer should read in 2016 – if you have not done so

Database Normalization

Database Normalization This is a brief quick description of database normalization.Database normalization is the process of organizing information in a relational database into tables to minimize redundancy.Normalizing a database allows scalability and it is easier to maintain, query and work with. There are 5 steps to normalize a database, my personal experience is that unless … More Database Normalization