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Alan K Holden

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On Technology

Some of my latest observations and musings on all things computerish.

Many items are rooted in the very work I do. A few are pure armchair quarterbackery.

 

Good QA is Important
Quality Assurance Tips

Without a solid QA review system in place, each application you release will likely distract your team from concentrating fully on the next one.

In a real factory, nobody would expect those who assembled the product to also inspect it. Nor would the customer to be happy in the role of reporting defects. Why should your application development process be any different?

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The IT Zen of Futurama
The IT Zen of Futurama

Bender learns a core principle of Information Technology:

Users clamor for change, but some might complain when you give it to them.

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Testing Applications
Testing Applications

Introduction to web application QA testing basics. Please try to break our stuff.

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Anxiety in the I.T. Department
Mass Anxiety in the I.T. Department

I'm not a doctor, but I played one once. That means I totally know what I'm talking about...

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Consultancy's Dirty Little Secret
Consultancy's Dirty Little Secret

I'm sure to be cast out of the secret sect, but data management is not really that difficult. There, I said it.

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Web Development Lexicon
Web Development Lexicon

Set the wayback machine to "ouch". During the dot-com revolution of the late 90's, I developed a lexicon of web dev terms for my fellow teammates.

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Internet Needs
Internet Needs

What's the first steps in creating your Internet thing? Can we update your site? What's the difference between a web site and a web app?

Some of the questions I answer most often...

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Spooky Emails About your Domain Name
Spooky Emails About your Domain Name

You get messages about the status of your domain name, or threats about its future. Some are real and others are fake.

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Not all Flex is Flash
Not all Flex is Flash

Please stop treating the Flash player and the Flex language like the same thing...

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