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Posts Tagged ‘technology’

How to evaluate technology choices

H02C0011 My post yesterday about an easy way of implementing templated e-mail was met by a comment suggesting that using XSLT would allow for more flexibility.  Which is true.  Once it was suggested, I started asking myself, “but is it the BEST method of implementing templated e-mail?”

I think, as programmers, we tend to think that having more options, having more flexibility, using the latest and greatest technology, is always best.  But is it?

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Some days, technology is more trouble than it’s worth.

tp_vol3_005 As I sit down to write this morning, thinking about what I could write that would be valuable to you, the only thing I can think is, “Blah, I have nothing in me.”

But why is this?  Why is it that a person who is normally jazzed about learning new things can suddenly come up dry?

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