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Wordpress development catastrophe: Is it my fault? [closed]

I am a freelance Wordpress developer. I did some lead work on a site, and then without communication I was furloughed. For the past year I have offered occasional advice and support, but am not the ...
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business rules, business proceses and business logic

I am not 100% sure of the meaning of these terms. Is a business process a flow in an application? (e.g. creating an invoice) Are business rules parts of a business process? and, are business processes ...
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How can I change sloppy company culture? [closed]

Sometimes when I have a problem that needs to be solved, I find that the easiest way to solve it is by writing a small program as a personal tool. I don't make it super usable or super robust, as I am ...
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How can I be quicker at resolving application performance problems [closed]

While I subscribe to and usually work in agile workplaces and I believe have reasonable standards, I often find performance problems difficult in the 'heat of battle', and may put off or not get ...
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Approach to encouraging organizational adoption of new web dev tools [closed]

I'm attending the O'Reilly Fluent conference, and a clear theme I've seen is the widespread adoption of tools to improve effectiveness of efficiency in web development workflows. I readily recognize ...
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Quantifying the advantages of a modern version control system [closed]

I've worked as a team lead/developer in a large financial enterprise environment for the better part of three years. Our production release process is a nightmare because it revolves around Clearcase. ...
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What should happen at the start of a software project startup?

A quick introduction My college semesters include a 8 week project working for an actual company with a software need in order to get some much needed practical experience. I have just started such a ...
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Do support sites like Stack Overflow upset the paid-support open source model?

In order to stay relevant in the marketplace, I'm researching new business models for my software company. The open source model with paid support seems like a good fit for our product, but I have ...
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What is Business Process Management software?

I'm in a position to write something along the lines of business process management (BPM) software for a small to mid-sized company, but I have no clue about the design goals, and patterns I can adapt ...
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Which is more valuable in product development: an action-oriented or visionary bent?

As a software development professional in a fairly conservative large-firm, I always had a much more action-oriented bent, as my job was fairly stable and all that mattered was doing as I was told and ...
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1answer
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What programming languages and skills are required in addition when building freelance platform with python? [closed]

I have a question about compatibility and co-integration of programming languages, databases, frameworks, libraries, different API and more (together referred as “items”). I have added a list of ...
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Is there a canonical resource on ERP? [closed]

For a while I've been wanting to learn ERP. What I would like to do is set up a system, and then practice running a business doing things like generating invoices, raising purchase orders, producing ...
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How to tackle complex business rule and logic?

I have a domain expert to work with, but he would throws a lot of details to me verbally. The business logics are complex, business rules change often, the business process is long and multi-ending / ...
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1answer
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How are you handling browser compatibility in the new “rapid release” world?

With the new world of rapid browser releases I am trying to figure out how to define & implement our browser compatibility process. Previously we would always support the latest major version of ...
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1answer
521 views

Choosing a process modeling notation

It is questionable whether this question really belongs here, but, in any case, it does not fit in Stack Overflow or any other Stack Exchange site. So here I go. The purpose My current pet project ...
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Is there a process-oriented IDE?

My problem is simple : when I'm programming in an OO paradigm, I'm often having part of a main business process divided in many classes. Which means, if I want to examine the whole functional chain ...
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Releasing software/Using Continuous Integration - What do most companies seem to use?

I've set up our continuous integration system, and it has been working for about a year now. We have finally reached a point where we want to do releases using the same. Before our CI system, the ...