Monthly Archives: September 2010

Use PostgreSQL

The key factor for me when selecting a database is this: data integrity is more important than anything. I made my choice about ten years ago. I tried MySQL and I tried PostgreSQL and found that PostgreSQL was far stricter on data types, referential integrity, foreign key relationships and its adherence to the SQL standard.… Read More »

Android Applications

I keep seeing these “top 50 Android apps” lists; and am often disappointed. While they usually do have a couple of the good ones on them, they seem to think it’s okay to put seven note taking applications, two location-aware apps and some just plain broken apps on the list. This then is a practical… Read More »