Building DBD::Oracle on MacOS

As you may know, DBD::Oracle is one of the most challenging DB drivers to build and install. I recently switched to MacOS Sierra and found myself needing to install DBD::Oracle within my Perlbrew installed local Perl. I opted to use

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On Software Quality

There are many metrics by which quality can be measured. We can take quantitative as well as qualitative approaches when evaluating systems for quality. As a software developer, I am particularly interested in how to effectively measure code quality. Quality

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Why I Chose the Ketogenic Diet

When it comes to lifestyle and diet choices, there are a lot of options and a lot of opinions. The past 40 years the general advice has been low fat with high exercise, and this has resulted in the largest obesity epidemic in human history, yours truly included.

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Weight Loss Adventure

It’s no secret that I need to do something about my weight. It’s impacting my ability to do what I want in life, and it’s definitely increasing the risk of an early exit. I also have many commitments this year which I can’t afford to miss, so I am working on not a diet, but a better lifestyle. I’ve chosen to work with a modified ketogenic diet which will give me the flexibility and success I desire.

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