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June 24, 2008, Submit comment
The Jython team has been working furiously on this; we may see a 2.5 alpha available for experimentation in mid-July.
June 23, 2008, 2 comments
I recently had to figure out how to post some videos of locally-written 10-minute plays (including my own) and ran into YouTube's 10-minute limit.
June 5, 2008, 7 comments
Not only are basic collections (arrays and associative arrays) tightly integrated into the core language, but arrays provide some sophisticated functional programming support. This article also introduces the creation and use of shared libraries and the basics of prototypes.
May 23, 2008, 11 comments
Microsoft has created a really impressive newsreader.
May 3, 2008, 9 comments
An example of parallel programming using all the CPUs on your computer or cluster. Also shows how to add a Flex user interface.
April 18, 2008, Submit comment
I'll be speaking Wednesday, April 23 on the subject of "hybrid programming." All may attend.
April 16, 2008, 54 comments
A business owner at a workshop I held made the very disturbing comment that he thought that 70% of programmers were "rowing backward," doing things that you had to fix in order to keep the boat moving in the forward direction.
March 29, 2008, 70 comments
I just came across Steve Yegge's "Execution in the Kingdom of Nouns," which (might) provide much of the explanation for why Java programs always seem to end up being excessively verbose.
March 25, 2008, 4 comments
Wired Magazine, April 2008, page 44. Expired: ASP.NET, Tired: PHP, Wired: Django.
March 18, 2008, 4 comments
One of my main objectives at Pycon 2008 was to hear about experiences regarding existing tools for parallelizing Python programs, and also to find out more about mathematical programming with Python.
March 11, 2008, 4 comments
This is a free sample of a book that I have been working on with my coauthor Jamie King. As of March 2008, the full book is not yet available. However, this sample covers C# 3.0 fundamentals, and provides a full grounding in C# 3.0 Query Expressions.
February 4, 2008, 19 comments
I read somewhere that over half of acquisitions fail. I think the percentage might be much higher than half.
January 29, 2008, 4 comments
How do you balance the needs of all the parties involved in a conference, or in any event where people are traveling to be in one place?