Naming Conventions in modern Software Development


Is about establishing and following a particular way of naming objects and/or processes across an organization and/or on software projects. From file/folder names to tables, variables, classes and so on. Amongst many of the benefits, this ensures consistency across an organization and makes code so much more readable and “familiar”, if that makes sense. Road … Read more

Script to Turn Off computer after download completes

I must admit, this scenario is a bit “fictional” for a programmer, but yet plausible (man, this term always makes me think of MythBusters and how fun that show was). Anyways, if it’s that only time in your career when you decide to go on a vacation, but just as you prepare to leave the … Read more

Automatically backup work files using Powershell

When developing software or any other type of product (i.e a book or a logo) you have work in progress before you get to that final “deliverable” that you either push to source control, send to an editor or to the actual client. This happens at a small scale on a daily basis. What I … Read more

Automatically delete garbage files using Powershell

This little experiment started after realizing that I am a digital hoarder. I used to have files in my downloads folders that were so old they had Clippit all over them in their youth 🤦‍♂️ This obviously needs an over engineered solution, hence presenting: Le code and that Windows task (exported from Task Scheduler as … Read more

How to generate 1 million random email addresses using SQL

In this experiment we will look into a (simple) way to generate 1 million fake, random email addresses using SQL (SQL Server 2019 as the tool of choice, but it can be easily done with MySQL, Oracle etc). We start with a list of 1000 fake, random names obtained from Then we write some … Read more