Programming == Not Knowing What You’re Doing
When programming, you’re developing a system. The more you repeat yourself, the more you’re not using a system. So, when you’re creating new code, you’re figuring out how to make a new system.
That’s one thing when you’re using a system you’re familiar with. A common exercise is to re-implement a tool in a new language or on a new system, so you can compare the inputs and outputs.
Right now, I’m trying to change three things.
I’m familiar with SQL, and have several MySQL databases spread all over, but I’m starting to work on a problem where things are very tightly tied to persons, and so I’m thinking that it’d be better to have everything together, which should scale to millions of records and protect against
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