Monthly Archives: April 2015

A Look Back at COLLABORATE15

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I spent last week in Las Vegas for COLLABORATE15. Having never been to Vegas before, my wife and I decided to go a little early to enjoy the city. That turned out to be a really good idea (if you don’t count the money I lost) because once the conference got underway I never really made it back out to the strip… COLLABORATE keeps one busy!
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To JavaScript, or Not to JavaScript, That is the Question

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I should probably start this post off by stating that I LOVE JAVASCRIPT! But I will also confess that I am NOT a monoglot! I’ve studied various programming languages over the years to varying degrees. Most languages (as well as tiers, libraries, frameworks, and platforms) have sweet spots where they excel. Often times it can be tempting to use one language over another because that’s the one you know best. However, this type of thinking can eventually lead to performance, scalability, maintenance, and a number of other issues. In this post we’ll explore an example of how a little knowledge of PL/SQL can help keep your JavaScript/Node.js code neat and clean while providing some nice performance benefits!
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