Category Archives: Lessons Learned

Crashing by the Seat of Your Pants

In several situations in my development career, I’ve been faced with creating something huge from nothing with only a basic understanding of the given programming language. When I look back now, half the problem was my agreeing I could do … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned – Future Proofing

Earlier this year I had a huge project cancelled a few days after its first due date.  This was a horrible experience and a real blow to my pride.  In an attempt to stay positive and to lessen the loss, … Continue reading

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Whole Lotsa Javascript

The Spreadsheet Web App O’ Hell is finally coming along well. Why? I attribute the recovery to pulling as much as I could into Javascript, namely the ExtJS grid stuff.  Get this- the js file is at 1267 lines. The … Continue reading

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R&R = Retreat and Rethink

Is it possible for a person to be too patient for their own good? It appears that I am.  Or I’m way too stubborn. Regardless, there are times when I have my nose so close to the grindstone that I … Continue reading

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