You may have noticed a rather brusk halt at the end of last night's post. I fell asleep at my computer. Let me pick up the thread where I left off.
Loosely coupled objects are less cumbersome to deal with because you can throw them all willy nilly into a container and call them up when you want.
For example, I've owned PCs since PCs were invented. I have tens of thousands of documents. Some of my older documents are in folders in folders in folders ...and further down the chain.
Finding something in this maze was time-consuming because it involved snooping through folder after folder, then opening the document to see if it was really what I was looking for. Also, storing things required classifying them. My way of categorizing things changed. Folders were often clogged with old stuff, making it difficult to find the new.
Now I sweep files into a single pile. When I want something, I search for it with X1, a powerful hard-drive search tool that knows what I've got and finds what I want in seconds. It lets me peruse documents in Word, Acrobat, Excel, HTML, or hundreds of other formats.
When I want something, X1 provides it. Less structure gives me more control. The computer does most of the work. I no longer waste time on artificial structure. I wish I could do this with my paper files.
X1 offers a 15-day free trial.
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