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I am Dave Feltz, an independent software engineer building reliable, secure, maintainable software for my business clients.

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Is Your Custom Software S.O.L.I.D.?

October 25, 2021 - Software Engineering
Posted by: Dave Feltz

It is no longer good enough that custom software just works. To be considered a quality, reliable, maintainable product, it also needs to be properly engineered. In my opinion one of the most important aspects of well-engineered custom software is code that adheres to the S.O.L.I.D. design principles.

In this post I will provide a brief overview of the five S.O.L.I.D. software design principles.

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Workflow automation software - an affordable secret to business process efficiency

May 5, 2021 - Software Solutions
Posted by: Dave Feltz

Workflow automation software manages and tracks status for multi-step business processes. Some of the benefits of workflow automation include gains in efficiency and speed, reducing tedious, repetitive work and errors, while providing valuable real-time feedback about the status of your business processes. It frequently eliminates the need to manually send status and to copy and paste information between different software applications.

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Meltdown and Spectre CPU Vulnerabilities

January 4, 2018 - Software Security
Posted by: Dave Feltz

Google’s Project Zero security team just announced two serious security vulnerabilities called Meltdown and Spectre. These vulnerabilities are particularly serious because they occur in the CPU chip’s architectures so it affects any software running on most Intel CPUs manufactured from 1995 to today. If you have a device or computer with an Intel processor that implements “out-of-order” execution, as most CPUs in use today do, it is vulnerable to attacks.

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8 Steps To A More Secure WordPress Site

September 18, 2017 - Software Security
Posted by: Dave Feltz

For the most part WordPress is a good option for your web site. With its extensive repository of themes and plugins WordPress provides site owners with many options for design and content. Also, the fact that WordPress is built on php and MySQL, two open technologies with large developer bases, site owners can leverage a high-level of customization. But, in spite of all the good things, WordPress site security can be a significant challenge.

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