Old wives’ tales are typically based on an accurate piece of information. Putting butter on a burn is now known to actually trap the heat of a burn in, but butter was likely something that was kept relatively cool before ice cubes were commonplace. The superstitious wives’ tale of not walking under a ladder is mere common sense.
This leads me to the idea of, “Water your garden in the evening or early morning, or plants will have burnt leaves.” How much ...Continue Reading →
I was walking through Syncta with one of our customers yesterday and the conversation turned to the software they used previously.
‘We can automatically import that in to Syncta for you – that should save you a lot of typing’
‘Wow, that would be great! But I lost the files…’
I’ve heard this before. I never quite know how to respond to it – it usually ranks somewhere between, ‘bleh’ and ‘I’m sorry for your loss.’ Okay, that might be over swinging a little but it’s ...Continue Reading →
Several years ago, my apartment was entirely flooded. Although it wasn’t a sewage flood, I wish I had never had to deal with the events that followed, ranging from discussing things with insurance companies to replacing literally everything I owned. Alternating between staying at friend’s homes and motel rooms for several weeks while I waited for an apartment at my complex to open up was less than desirable. I was able to rescue some of ...Continue Reading →
Despite our best efforts we make mistakes – it’s human nature. Our customers count on us to fix those mistakes quickly. Automated testing is one of the cornerstones in our software development lifecycle that ensure that when we make a mistake we only make it once.
There are generally two types of testing methodologies in software – ‘automated testing’ and well, uh, not-automated testing, call it regular or manual testing.
Manual testing is when someone who ...Continue Reading →