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Dominic Bisset 22/02/2018

Thoughts from SQLBits

SQL is a declarative language: you say what you want, and the tool itself decides how to achieve that goal.  It’s a programming paradigm that I enjoy.  I can focus on the…

Kat Todd 16/02/2018

SQLBits 2017: A Look Back

This time next week Dominic & I will be absorbing the latest in data development at SQLBits in London.  Last year I went with the aim of improving my understanding a…

Tom French 09/02/2018

Top Features From My First Adventure With Angular

As an intern who had just joined Village Software, I initially had no experience with the Angular framework. I had built some simple websites in the past using HTML, CSS …

Mike Banner 02/02/2018

Challenging Ideas, Sparking Innovation

Software development and user interface design, like most disciplines, requires individuals to make progress by stretching the current realms of knowledge or expectation.…

01/02/2018

3 Software Ideas to Step up Your Business in 2018

The start of the year is a great time to get strategic. What is the big development project which is going to set Your Company apart in 2018? Your imagination is going to…

26/01/2018

Working With NordicID RFID Readers

Recently we've been working on a solution for a client which is very heavy on RFID. The client has specified NordicID EXA31 and EXA51 readers for scanning food items in a…

25/01/2018

Tactical Resourcing by Village

Lots of companies now have internal software development teams, but even so, there always seem to be more projects to finish than hands to work on them. Does it sound fam…

Mike Banner 19/01/2018

Making a 'Special Contribution' Beyond the Code

The fact I am writing this post on the Village Software website probably gives away the fact that I am a software developer in my day job. However, there is a little more…

Dominic Bisset 12/01/2018

Database DevOps

DevOps is a well-established practice when it comes to application development but migrating databases poses additional problems.  There could be differences in the defin…