Category Archives: Software

Document Publishing

It seems to me… “There are three rules for writing a novel.  Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.”  ~ W. Somerset Maugham. I recently began “attempting” to publish another book.  It has been a number of years since my … Continue reading

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Technological Development

It seems to me… Most people consider product development, especially in the areas of science and technology, to be relatively logical.  They have read or heard some products can be attributed to accidental or synergistic circumstances but tend to discount … Continue reading

Posted in Backus-Naur, BNF, CODASYL, Computer, Computers, Data Description Language, DDL, Development, E.F. Codd, Fred Brook, Programming, Software, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments