Month: March 2013

The dilemma of code readability

When I began the nextSIS project I wanted to start coding straight away, but instead spent a surprising amount of time on design issues I never really had to consider when writing code for more limited internal use. The decision

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Localizing honorific titles

The code hasn’t been uploaded yet for the very good reason that it hasn’t been fully written, but nextSIS is being designed from the ground-up to support multiple languages. Right now, we can switch between English and Korean by altering

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Should gender only be two options in a software application?

Sometimes when you are developing software (yes, we’re back) – especially software which you’re trying to localize for a global audience – you can find yourself challenging your assumptions by¬†asking rather existential questions about elements of the software design process

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