Inserting And Using A New Record In Postgres

A Problem Postgres Can Solve Easily Let’s say you need to insert a record into a table and then use that record immediately to push data into another table. This happens a lot with parent/child...

Staying Hungry, Staying Foolish

Playing The Fool Again I’m building a new little venture right now and, for the first time in years, I’m flipped out excited. No no not because I think it will change the world and make...

Using Custom Types in Postgres

Using Types For Fun and Profit In my last post about pulling documents from queries I showed an interesting way to return a result set using row_to_json to crunch down 1-many records into a JSON...

Being a Nomad for a Year

In Summary Form… No, I’m not independently wealthy and yes, we’re homeschooling our kids (aged 12 and 9). Yes I’m still working as we travel and so far things are … kind...

Writing a Better Abstract

Channeling Dexter The first thing that any abstract needs to do is connect with the potential audience. This is hard, especially when you’re dealing with some ultra-technical stuff. Let’s...