[consulting] General consultant's vent
drupal at ryancross.com
Thu Aug 6 05:01:34 UTC 2009
I came across this video this morning and it seems extremely timely.
Enjoy - http://www.vendorclientvideo.com/
On Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 2:48 PM, Khalid Baheyeldin <kb at 2bits.com> wrote:
> mmon Business Oriented Language. It was hyped just like Java or Ruby in
> their time. One of the selling points is that it was an English like
> language that allowed managers to write programs themselves, and eliminate
> the need for programmers!
> When SQL was invented, it was also hyped for the English like syntax, and
> that it will allow managers to write queries themselves, with no need for
> Look back and see who used COBOL, and look now who uses SQL : hint!
> Then 4GLs came by ...
> Then IDEs that allowed you to create buttons and widgets right there from a
> GUI ...
> The more things change the more they stay the same.
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