Links for the Week of 2009.07.17


File/Folder/Share Permissions for DBAs and Database Developers So you thought you knew everything you needed to know about security? Take a look and make sure your assumptions were correct. Groovy Baby, Yeah Tony Bain hits up the sweet spots from Groovy Corp’s press release for a new relational database platform. New DB?!? That’s right a new, in memory, RDBMS.


The Law of Demeter Is Not A Dot Counting Exercise Phil Haack gives the best explanation I have ever read for the Law of Demeter, which is oft quoted by developers and oft misunderstood by me. In Branch Per Feature Source Control Introduction and Part 1: Why? Derick Bailey is going over a great idea to isolate source code within source control. Rather than branching for each release, branch for each feature. Hit up the articles for an in depth look at this idea.


Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet New Trailer Michel Gagne is an illustrator who is working on what looks like a phenomenally beautiful video game. Check out the trailer for some glory. A Beautiful Method to Find Peace of Mind Crash Bonsai Thanks to William Gibson I became aware of this art.