Chronicles of a "YYYY"

Year 2020 starts on December 30, 2019. It’s true... I was not mistaken. So if your team has to deal with software where dates and timestamps are relevant, you might want to read this…

VB6 Case Changes

One of the top 10 most voted Visual Basic 6 questions on Stack Overflow is this one: Stop Visual Basic 6 from changing my casing.…

SQL Group By

There’s a SQL query idiom I see a lot, which I’d like to discuss. Using the classic Northwind database example, let’s look at the two tables Shippers and Orders…

Bug Conspiracy

There is a burst of energy that happens upon finding the source of an elusive bug, which is driving me to write this post.…