As developers, we are tasked with reducing complexity. Complexity is all around us, and good code organization reduces complexity while at the same time supporting increased flexibility, ease of change, quicker onboarding, faster debugging, and my favorite, better testing.
Managing Data You Use and Throw Out
We develop FileMaker applications because we want a place to store information for the long term. We track events, tasks, contacts, finances—FileMaker can track almost anything. To update information, the application might ingest a spreadsheet.
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Software changes over time. Your company’s web site this year does things you had no idea you needed two years ago. How can we keep the cost of change manageable?
Automated testing is one way. Especially for large software projects, the practice of automated testing can dramatically reduce the cost of adapting software to new business necessities.
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[Authored by Sam]
I love git and I love to be lazy, so lately I’ve been playing with git hooks.
Git’s default pre-commit hook is really handy, but today I’m in more of a post-commit kind of mood. Like all git’s hooks it comes with an example script.
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