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Paul Morriss
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Morriss' law(s)
I recently came across a couple of lists of software development laws: The eponymous laws of software development Laws of software development I may or may not have publicly stated Morriss' law: Every site/program/app attempts to expand until it resembles T...
Morriss' law(s)
Morriss' law(s)
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In praise of blogrolls
(That’s blogrolls not bogrolls. Stop sniggering at the back there.) Back in the days when only scientists and software engineers knew about algorithms, and the words “filter” and “bubble” were only next to each other on a Scrabble board, we had blogrolls. T...
In praise of blogrolls
In praise of blogrolls
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Free Salesforce postcode checker
While you can get Salesforce apps that check postcodes for you, here's a bit of Javascript that will check a UK postcode for you using the postcodes.io API and tell you if it's valid or not. It's not clever enough to suggest what the postcode might be, but ...
Free Salesforce postcode checker
Free Salesforce postcode checker
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Things I think or know about unicorns. A thread.
Things I think or know about unicorns. A thread. — Paul Morriss (@paulmorriss) March 31, 2018
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When old bands do new songs
A few years ago I heard a new song by the Beach Boys. I was never a great fan of their, though I did listen to a whole album by theirs on the way to a chess tournament (as you can imagine that was really wild), and I think Good Vibrations is a great song. H...
When old bands do new songs
When old bands do new songs
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All the right notes - my gigs of 2017
I don't often go to see gigs, but in 2017 I somehow went to several. I've put photos in to break up the text, but my phone's camera doesn't exactly excel in concert conditions. They started in... February - Under Construction, the Bailey Sisters Under Const...
All the right notes - my gigs of 2017
All the right notes - my gigs of 2017
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Technology needs lights
(Crossposted from my non-techie blog because I put it on the wrong one to start with.) This is part of an IBM mainframe that I saw at the Science Museum in London. It's hard to imagine that anyone ever understood what they all meant. I think the reason ther...
Technology needs lights
Technology needs lights
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Technology needs lights
This is part of an IBM mainframe that I saw at the Science Museum in London. It's hard to imagine that anyone ever understood what they all meant. I think the reason there are so many lights is because there is so much to go wrong. The lights show when some...
Technology needs lights
Technology needs lights
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Reading comics - part 1
A phrase from the latest blog entry by The Reinvigorated Programmer,  What I've been reading, lately part 23 , has prompted me to get this post out of the mental draft folder. Speaking of The Complete Harlem Heroes, a reprint of the strips from 2000AD he sa...
Reading comics - part 1
Reading comics - part 1
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Raiser's Edge to Salesforce/Causeview part 2 - going live
It's been a long time since part 1 and we've now gone live with Salesforce and Causeview. I may do another higher level post, but here are some low level thoughts. Limitations One of the attractive things with Salesforce is that you can add fields all over ...
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