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  16. Stepwise Refinement
 
I MUST HAVE ANYTHING I WANT FROM THE DATABASE.
THAT MEANS WITHOUT ASKING YOU.
Pam, BA
 
1 hour later...
NO PROBLEM, HERE'S YOUR SCREEN.
Tyler, Dev
 
THIS ONLY DOES CUSTOMERS.
I WANT TO PICK "ANY" TABLE.
Pam, BA
 
1 hour later...
NO PROBLEM, NOW YOU CAN PICK YOUR TABLE.
Tyler, Dev
 
THIS DUMPS EVERY COLUMN.
I WANT TO PICK MY OWN.
Pam, BA
 
1 hour later...
NO PROBLEM. NOW YOU CAN PICK YOUR COLUMNS.
Tyler, Dev
 
THIS DOESN'T SORT.
I WANT IT TO SORT.
Pam, BA
 
1 hour later...
NO PROBLEM. NOW YOU CAN SORT.
Tyler, Dev
 
BUT I WANT MULTIPLE SORTS,
SOME ASCENDING, SOME DESCENDING.
Pam, BA
 
1 hour later...
NO PROBLEM. SORT ANY WAY YOU WANT.
Tyler, Dev
 
IT DUMPS THE WHOLE TABLE.
I WANT TO FILTER.
Pam, BA
 
1 hour later...
NO PROBLEM. NOW YOU CAN FILTER.
Tyler, Dev
 
IT ONLY GIVE ME LOCAL COLUMNS.
I WANT COLUMNS FROM OTHER TABLES, TOO.
Pam, BA
 
5 mins later...
GIVE ME AN EXAMPLE.
Tyler, Dev
 
HERE.
GIVE ME THESE LINKED COLUMNS AND ACCUMULATORS, TOO.
Pam, BA
 
2 days later...
OK. I FIGURED OUT HOW TO GIVE YOU ALL THIS DATA TOO.
Tyler, Dev
 
4 seconds later...
SO WHAT DO YOU THINK?
Tyler, Dev
 
OK. THIS WILL WORK.
BUT WHY DIDN'T YOU DO ALL THIS IN THE FIRST PLACE?
Pam, BA




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