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July 20, 2016 jlion 0

The excellent Joseph Albahari, author of LINQpad, wrote a blog post: Why LINQ beats SQL and while I really like LINQpad (how else would I debug LINQ?)  I do think Joseph misses the point a little with SQL. He says: “Compared to SQL, LINQ is simpler, tidier, and higher-level” and my first reaction is that SQL and LINQ …

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Javascript, jqGrid and XML

July 17, 2016 jlion 0

For a long time, programming languages seemed to be getting easier and easier. We seemed to be on the brink of realizing that long sought promise of object oriented components: Chunks of code that folks could easily combine to create applications without lots of formal training in computer languages.

Then along came javascript.

I’ve been dabbling with jqGrid, which is …