Entity–Attribute–Value Model: An Antipattern?

Great idea that works great until it doesn't.

...EAV gives you enough rope to hang yourself and in this industry, things should be designed to the lowest level of complexity because the guy replacing you on the project will likely be an idiot.


Tarpit Ideas - A Personal Experience

Why do dumb ideas so often look great for amateurs?

In the context of a startup, a tarpit idea refers to concepts that, on the surface, look great but, after deeper exploration, are revealed to be problematic, difficult to create, and unprofitable.


Anonymous (Developer) Communities

The 3 Month Experiment

For the last 3 months, I have followed a local anonymous developer community and have participated in many discussions. I wanted to find out if this is a good way to spend time and learn new things.