They have many names. The dictionary calls them boilerplate text, but you’ll also find them as stationery, AutoText, templates, canned text or text macros. The idea is always the same: type a text once-use it many times. This article is about why they are useful for software support and how to get the most out of them.Why Use Text Modules?
Customers are asking [...]
Hello all. This is my first article here, so excuse my “greenness”. I hope I labeled it correctly.
This article is simplistic, it’s goal is to give the inexperienced office manager general guidelines towards building an efficient office network. I wrote this article as part of my job and it is intended for small offices.
Most office systems [...]
Folks in software development often discuss reasons for project failures, why it didn’t finish by the deadline, why the quality of the deliverables wasn’t great, so on and so forth. In this article, I will be sharing some thoughts which may or may not be part of any fancy software development methodology. It is just pure experience. And also, please bear with my [...]
Yes, despite of the fact that most of use use Plastic from its excellent graphical user interface (check the one for version 2 at codice’s blog, it can be entirely used from the command line.
And that’s exactly what I’ll be talking about, how to use plastic from the command line!Basic repository
To create or remove plastic repositories you just have [...]
Every developer, whether working alone or within a group, should use a form of source control. It is an essential part of effective programming and collaboration. A popular source control system is Subversion. I have been developing with source control systems for a few years. I have found that there [...]