FW: Seven (more) reasons to love a developer on Valentine’s Day

Adrian Bridgwater
Adrian Bridgwater

Seven (more) reasons to love a developer on Valentine’s Day

Posted by Adrian Bridgwater

A year ago I wrote a blog right here on ZDNet.co.uk entitled Seven Reasons to Love Developers on Valentines Day full of heartfelt love for the IT industry and software application development in particular.

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Adrian does good work 🙂

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FW: Migration Migraines

Adrian Bridgwater
Adrian Bridgwater

Migration migraines: the top seven DBA data headaches

Posted by Adrian Bridgwater

Once or twice a year I get to work with an excellent DBA pal from Illinois called Jason Froebe who describes himself as a, “Perlmonger capable of speaking fluent munchkin.” His personal blog is called Ramblings of a Geek, but I keep telling him he should rename it “Froebe’s Frontal Lobe”.

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The work that Adrian mentions is a last minute article for the International Sybase User’s Group that I wrote and he edited.  The benchmarking article that many people are waiting for is being held up by several groups giving their approval for the release of the material.

As always, it is a real pleasure to work with Adrian 🙂

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Watch out! Adrian is posting about me ;-)

In his ZDnet blog, Adrian Bridgwater mentions my blog and the latest article I wrote for the ISUG Technical Journal.  This has totally made my month!  (Not counting the blue raspberry slushee zombie baby 😉

Perl in the shell

Posted by Adrian Bridgwater

Adrian Bridgwater
Adrian Bridgwater

Why doesn’t anyone talk about computer programming languages these days? I’ve just spent the last couple of days working with a great guy called Jason Froebe on a Perl tutorial that really digs deep into making sure developers know that it is a fully-featured language and yet – all I see on the IT news-o-meter is corporate shenanigans not exactly likely to set the average software engineer’s world on fire.

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Vote for Adrian Bridgwater for Computer Weekly IT Blog Awards 08

Not only is Adrian BriAdrian Bridgwaterdgwater a blogger for ZDNet UK’s Core Techs, he is the editor for the ISUG Technical Journal.  He has been nominated for a Computer Weekly IT Blog Award.  Please go cast a vote for our Adrian! 🙂

Computer Weekly IT Blog Award -> Programming and technical blogs -> Adrian Bridgwater: Software application development

ZDNet’s biography of Adrian:

Adrian Bridgwater a freelance journalist specialising in cross platform software application development as well as all related aspects of software engineering and project management.

Adrian is a regular blogger with ZDNet.co.uk covering the application development

landscape and the movers, shakers and start-ups that make the industry the vibrant place that it is.

His journalistic creed is to bring forward-thinking, impartial, technology editorial to a professional (and hobbyist) software audience around the world. His mission is to objectively inform, educate and challenge – and through this champion better coding capabilities and ultiZDNet UKmately better software engineering.

Adrian has worked as a freelance technology journalist and public relations consultant for over fifteen years. His work has been published in various international publications including the Wall Street Journal, The Register, BBC World Service magazines, the UAE’s Khaleej Times and SYS-CON’s Web Developer’s Journal. He has worked as technology editor for international travel & retail magazines and also produced annual technology industry review features for UK-based publishers ISC.

In previous commercially focused roles, Adrian directed publicity work for clients including IBM, Microsoft, Compaq, Intel, Motorola, Computer Associates, Ascom, Infonet and RIM. Adrian has also conducted media training and consultancy programmes for companies including Sony-Ericsson, IBM, RIM and Kingston Technology.

He is also a published travel writer and has lived and worked abroad for 10 years in Tanzania, Australia, the United Arab Emirates, Italy and the United States.

Please go cast a vote for our Adrian! 🙂

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