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Archive for June 6th, 2019

Re-read “I am looking for a good replacement for INI files for storing large/complex configuration”

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/06/06

Reminder to re-read [WayBackI am looking for a good replacement for INI files for storing large / complex configuration. So far I have used JvApplicatoinIniStorage + a custom INI f… – Thomas Mueller (dummzeuch) – Google+

INI files are textual and allow for comments. They are not good at large bits of information, and are hard to compare because the order is unimportant.

Alternatives like JSON or DFM have similar limitations.

XML is too chatty, and hard to get right by humans.

Related: [WayBack] JSON as configuration files: please don’t

–jeroen

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What not to estimate: defects, spikes and (in during sprint planning): stories.

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/06/06

A few nice reads on that not to estimate and why:

Related:

Via:

–jeroen

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Working with big data databases in Delphi – Cassandra, Couchbase and MongoDB (Part 3 of 3) – grijjy blog

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/06/06

Reminder to self to check out [WayBackWorking with big data databases in Delphi – Cassandra, Couchbase and MongoDB (Part 3 of 3) – grijjy blog and see if by now it supports authentication.

Repository: grijjy/DelphiMongoDB: A Delphi driver for MongoDB

Via: [WayBack] We finish our trilogy on big databases with a Delphi driver for MongoDB. – Erik van Bilsen – Google+

–jeroen

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