A Case For Custom Software

Having developed many custom software solutions, there have been countless times over the years in which a friend or family member has come to me and said, “I have this great idea for _____”. You can fill in the blank with “an app”, “a website”, or “a software program” and numerous other technology products. About […]

What Is An Interface?

What is an interface? It’s a key feature in object-oriented programming and yet so mysterious to developers getting their start in the world of software development. Quite simply, an interface is a language specific representation of a contract used in computer programming languages. Interfaces cannot be instantiated, and they cannot define implementations. They are just […]

SQL Query Divide By Zero Alternative

We’ve all been there. In a haste to write a quick SQL query that turns into a production query we take one value as a numerator and another as a denominator and put that division slash between them and move on. It works great, except only to find when we show the results off in […]

How to Setup Azure MySQL In App

Microsoft Azure has added a neat feature to App Services called MySQL In App. This feature allows you to host a MySQL instance inside of the resources of your App Service Plan you are already paying for. This is a great feature for setting up a blog or having a small database handy local to […]