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Using Images

Well, you know I'm going to have to say it at some point, so I may as well get it over with: “A picture is worth a thousand words.” It's an unavoidable cliché, and most clichés get to be that way because they're true, but is this one true in all circumstances? Probably not.

With all due respect to the inhabitants of Missouri, there are times when “tell me” is infinitely more efficient than “show me,” and those “tell me” times include the vast majority of database applications. Now, that's not to say that pretty pictures don't have a place in even the stuffiest of business applications—of course they do.


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