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A Weblog by Bruce Eckel
B. Scott Andersen
Vladimir Ritz Bossicard
James O. Coplien
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David Heinemeier Hansson
Jakob Eg Larsen
Robert C. Martin
John D. Mitchell
Eric S. Raymond
Guido van van Rossum
Richard Hale Shaw
October 18, 2008, 33 comments
This amazing feature appeared in the language almost apologetically and with concern that it might not be that useful.
October 13, 2008, 9 comments
I've been thinking more about podcasting lately, but I haven't done it because I'm too lazy to go through all the steps. Someone must have simplified this!
October 10, 2008, 2 comments
Because the "Python 3 Patterns and Idioms" book project is distributed, I created a blog for everyone to give scrum-like reports. Did I just invent something?
October 10, 2008, 7 comments
I think the Smalltalk model was way ahead of its time. My vision is to move completely away from the idea of different kinds of storage.
October 10, 2008, 8 comments
Of course I'm asking the wrong crowd here -- you're watching the weblog. Still, you might have some ideas.
October 6, 2008, 3 comments
While I was in Brazil, I was interviewed for a Brazillian technical magazine, and the issue was just published.
October 1, 2008, Submit comment
You know the bad feeling when you start looking at a Java code base that's just wrong. Proving it is something else again. Here's one way to show it.
September 25, 2008, 15 comments
If Python's what I want to do, I should write that book about it. Herein I muse about how to create a book relying largely on community input and help.
September 23, 2008, 43 comments
The response to arguments about self in Python is "explicit is better than implicit." In a discussion at Pycon Brazil, I realized that we do need self in the body of a method, but being forced to place it in the argument list is redundant. I'm not actually expecting it to change, but I want to try to establish that this isn't a dumb argument.
September 22, 2008, 1 comment
Brazilians are very warm and friendly, and PyCon Brazil in Rio de Janeiro had over 300 very enthusiastic and committed Python programmers.
August 15, 2008, Submit comment
I will be giving a 3-day Java & Python Patterns workshop in Sao Paulo September 15-17, and then the keynote at the PyConBrasil in Rio de Janeiro September 19.
August 14, 2008, Submit comment
James Ward and I have been working on an introductory Flex book for programmers, which we'll release as soon as we get the legal issues ironed out.
August 12, 2008, 16 comments
A non-Web-2.0 (TM O'Reilly, Inc.) way of looking at it.
August 5, 2008, 16 comments
Why does a company full of smart people make stupid decisions? How do we keep it from happening?