IT pilot fish is part of a team working under a contract where there’s a very specific stipulation: These contractors can’t write code — that’s the job of a different contractor.
“But we were allowed to do prototyping,” says fish.
“So we developed a prototype for functionality the customer needed, using SQL Anywhere as a front end to an Oracle database.
“The customer used our prototype for about four years while their developer contractor worked on the ‘real system.'”
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Source: Computer World – All Content