Category Archives: English

10 stupid tips for MySQL

Você pode ler este post em português também. Hello! The April’s post brings 10 stupid tips for day-by-day work with MySQL. Let’s see them: Use a .my.cnf file in your homedir with user/password data: [client] user=root password=my_p@ss-w0rd End your commands … Continue reading

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Benchmarking of attribution methods of PHP

Você pode ler este post em português também. Hey!! This post will show you a benchmarking among the attribution ways supported by PHP: a) Simple attribution (ex.: $j = $j + 1); b) Right association attribution (ex.: $j += 1); … Continue reading

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Vacations!!

Você pode ler este post em português também. To all who follow this blog, February was a month that I devoted myself entirely to family and vacations, and that’s why I didn’t write posts at February. And you should know … Continue reading

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Beware with flags!!

Você pode ler este post em português também. Hello! The first article of this year talks about data modeling. A situation that makes me angry for years is when you have attributes that work as flags inside tables. Think twice … Continue reading

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How to be a good IT professional

Você pode ver este post em português também. I’ll continue below this post of Elton Luís Minetto, complementing your ideas about everything I learned on IT environments. Here we go: Graduate yourself. I know people that leave the graduation behind … Continue reading

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Load Balancing with DNS

Você pode ler este post em português também Hello! The article of this month will show how is easy to balance the load of an application using your DNS. However, you must be able to do the following actions: Take … Continue reading

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TRAC on Fedora with 5 steps

Você pode ler este post em português também. Hello! This month I’ll show you how to perform a clean installation of the TRAC on Fedora. TRAC is the best open source SCM tool that I’ve listened. The Fedora distribution is … Continue reading

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Prioritization of demands by voting

Você pode ler este post em português também. Our development team did do an interesting experiment to elect the most critical demands, those ones that needed to be built first. To reach this, we created a spreadsheet that, although our … Continue reading

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MySQL: Copy only the structure of table

Você pode ler este post em português também. Hello! Last month I had to copy the structure of a table to a new one. More than two people were surprised with the way and ease which I did it, so … Continue reading

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The pursuit of (happy|plain)ness

Você pode ler este post em português também. Hello! Write and maintain a code should be a pleasure task. Forget about complicated code, difficult things to be understood by human being. If your program requires concepts that go beyond the … Continue reading

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