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The Value Of Re-inventing The Wheel

A prior post discussed some of the challenges with using code generators.  One thing we did not cover was the value of re-inventing the wheel.  In particular, this holds true when we are learning problem-solving.  That means one of the ways to become better developers is to solve problems that have already been solved.  The objective is not so much the solution as the process. Skipping Ahead Without Re-inventing The Wheel Software developers often use frameworks and code generators to …

Payment Strategies – Finding a Comfortable Time Frame For You And Customers

One of the challenges all consultants face is setting up payment strategies for their customers. There is a need to keep revenue flowing while providing a reasonable amount of time for processing invoices. That is not as much a problem when there are multiple customers and they pay regularly. However, it can be crippling to a business when bill payments (or payroll) are delayed due to accounts receivable (AR) issues. A small company or individual consultant can struggle with this. …