Category Archives: Miscellany



I’m using WordPress to produce this blog:  it’s free.  I’m also using a lot of WordPress plug-ins:  they’re also free.

As a result, the more observant among you might occasionally notice some odd features or behaviour within these pages.  However, as long as the plug-in does most of the work I expect from it, and the side-effects are not life-threatening, I’ll allow it to live.


Do You Want It Cheap Or Do You Want It To Work?

Following on from my earlier post on the increasingly complex technical environment that developers have to work in, another difficulty of getting IT done these days is the reluctance of buyers to pay what it takes to get it done properly. Continue reading