Big Release Week

A shopping list tells us what we have yet to buy

A very personal note this time. Last week I released a project that was pretty-much the largest single release that I’ve worked on for my current employer.

Like many systems, the history of this one is that as customer applications made their way through the relevant processes, the system recorded various information about the processes that happened and how they worked out. The system then used the presence or absence of those success / fail records to decide what needed to be done next.

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Saying Thank You

I have just started reading “Mother Tongue: The English Language” by Bill Bryson (published 1990). This is one of several interesting books that I have read on language – titles such as “The King’s English” by Kingsley Amis, Continue reading