If You're Learning to Code, Use a Good Font

Fonts are a funny thing for developers, since from a programmer perspective a good font is something that you should never actually notice; in other words it should be designed in such a way that it never interferes with your job. There are a few well known cases where the…

User Locales and the Start of the Week

You've probably noticed that user records have a locale field in Salesforce, and chances are you've changed it at some stage to match your locale because you got sick of seeing dates in the wrong format. You might know that the locale also affects the default currency as well as…

Why You Should Use goto

When it comes to programming there are rules. Those rules fall into two types. The first are those that you should not break, because if you do the compiler will cry or things will explode spectacularly (possibly exaggeration) at run time. The other rules are more akin to folklore; they're…