Why Share?

Sharing is a very critical issue as it refers to Knowledge Transfer. There are too many times when consultants don’t share their knowledge or expect to be so knowledgeable that there isn’t anything left to learn. That hurts the clients for a number of reasons: 1. It belittles their own employees. You were hired to … Read more

Case Study: Using Agile

This post describes how we helped one of our clients move from a traditional waterfall development process to agile. Agile was first introduced  into the formal SDLC process in 2010. Starting with the use of Microsoft’s Team Foundation Server, TFS, all of the projects implemented used a hybrid model where the key concept of iterative development … Read more

Virtual FoxFest 2022 Coming up

In October 2022, Virtual FoxFest returns and if past events are any indication, there should be a lot of great sessions for FoxPro developers who want to ensure their skills are ready for what’s happening in the development world. From supporting legacy applications to moving existing applications into the web-based world, Tamar, Doug and Rick … Read more

Brandon Savage: Hating Old Code Is a Sign Of Growth

Hating old code is a sign of growth. Note: Brandon Savage is a PHP developer whose newsletter “Modernization Tips in under 100 words” holds a wealth of ideas for developers of all stripes. From time to time, I repeat some of these here, attributed to Brandon, of course.  In late 2021 I took a hard … Read more

Virtual FoxFest 2021

You can’t keep a good conference down. Virtual FoxFest is 1/3rd in, having started on October 14th. While you will be able to see some of the sessions online, there’s nothing quite like using the virtual session switcher available in The Hopin experience. It’s also staggered so you can choose which days you want to … Read more

Canadian Heritage

Mr. MacNeill provided development and support for the latest versions of the Tax Credit Online System, also known as GCBO, starting in the fall of 2015 to its most recent version in 2021, delivering enhanced usability and client-side performance for online applications. Mr. MacNeill has been one of the lead architects behind the new web-based version for … Read more

Always Be Releasing

In reviewing older posts, I came across this little gem that hadn’t been posted but is particularly relevant to development today. It’s a short post but hits on a key point for developers and anyone involved in a project that seems to be going on and on: I burn out when I’m not releasing. One … Read more


Our business philosophy is simple: Get It Done. Right. Businesses today often spend thousands of dollars on consultants who set up shop in their offices and attempt to lead businesses, identifying new problems that need to be fixed – in short, making the consulting company a body shop, staying at the business often for years, … Read more

5 Great Reasons to attend Virtual FoxFest

What’s coming up? Virtual FoxFest is coming up soon (sessions start October 14th). Like last year, the conference is entirely virtual yet includes great breakdown rooms and sessions to add that nice one-on-one feel that you get in person. It’s also staggered so you can choose which days you want to attend – October 14th, … Read more

Twenty Is Myth

https://anildash.com/2021/09/11/twenty-is-myth/ Anil Dash has written a post of remembrance every year since September 11th, 2001 (yes, on the day). His blog has lots of other great things on it – but the ONE post I always look for is his post. We were away at DevCon in San Diego that day. I was up early … Read more