- 20 Oct 2014
- Up and down the south WCML (mostly)
In my experience the IT industry is actually a lot more pragmatic than academia - in particular you don't put anything like the effort into database normalisation as they'd want to see on your final year project!I never think hardcoding values is a good idea myself. When I studied databases on my Geographic Information System Msc, we were taught not to hardcode values.
The problem is where testing is cut and things like this get missed.