opinion

It’s Time To Get Over That Stored Procedure Aversion…

In the .NET world (and beyond), data access is a cluster-fucked echo chamber of half-assed rocket engineering and cargo cultism based on decade-old cathedralized...
Rob Conery
7 min read

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...
Rob Conery
5 min read

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...
Rob Conery
6 min read

Repositories On Top UnitOfWork Are Not a Good Idea

The Rationale It’s generally believed that by using the Repository pattern, you can (in summary) “decouple” your data access from your domain and “expose...
Rob Conery
5 min read

PHP or ASP.NET: Did I Do The Right Thing?

It Was 2001, and I Had a Decision To Make Imagine if you could go back and rebase your technical career. What pivotal moments...
Rob Conery
5 min read

Javascript Frameworks Are Amazing and Nobody Is Happy

Because everything is amazing right now and nobody’s happy. Like, in my lifetime the changes in the world of programming have been incredible. When...
Rob Conery
2 min read

Knowing More Programming Languages Will Make You Smarter

image from http://visual.ly/network-graph-programming-languages-influence Words as a Conceptual Map There’s a small bit of setup here – bear with me. I relistened to one of...
Rob Conery
3 min read

EmberJS Confuses Me

I Tried Saying something confuses me is no great claim – many things do. It’s entirely likely that I didn’t study Ember long enough,...
Rob Conery
7 min read

Lost at Sea

Drifting In 1986 I dropped out of college. I was 2 years into a meaningless attempt at a degree without a major. I lived...
Rob Conery
6 min read

PostgreSQL Rising

Postgres.app Some buzz going around the web today about Postgres.app. Most people don’t understand why it’s interesting – so here’s a quick explanation. Postgres...
Rob Conery
3 min read