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A Weblog by Bruce Eckel
B. Scott Andersen
Vladimir Ritz Bossicard
James O. Coplien
Cees de Groot
David Heinemeier Hansson
Jakob Eg Larsen
Robert C. Martin
John D. Mitchell
Eric S. Raymond
Guido van van Rossum
Richard Hale Shaw
December 10, 2007, 3 comments
Jeremy Meyer and I put this together from start to finish in one afternoon, using puppets to show the basics of making JRuby calls into Java.
November 8, 2007, 27 comments
How to create Flex forms within HTML pages to easily achieve cross-browser and cross-platform functionality.
October 29, 2007, Submit comment
I have the demo version (first 7 chapters) of this up for anyone interested in trying it out.
October 24, 2007, 16 comments
Not only is this the first place that I look, it's a wonderful way to browse the language features and see what's new. It's also an excellent history of the language's development.
October 19, 2007, 2 comments
Languages as people representing themselves at a conference, arguing about which one is better.
October 12, 2007, 14 comments
I got a consulting query over the internet the other day; they were desperate for someone to do a particular project and it seemed like I might be able to help.
October 12, 2007, 6 comments
This is a single HTML page so that you can use your web browser's "find" function to quickly search through the book.
October 5, 2007, 33 comments
For all intents and purposes, Microsoft has infinite financial resources. But they create almost no new applications, and they had to seriously cut back on the features of Vista to get it out.
October 4, 2007, 2 comments
The basic tenet in podcasting is "Think About the Experience of your Audience." All these points are simply details of that one statement.
October 3, 2007, 1 comment
For over a year I've been coauthoring a book with someone who lives in another state, and we've tried various tools to pair-review and edit the document.
September 24, 2007, 13 comments
For his keynote at the 2007 Python Conference, Ivan Krstić, director of security and information architecture at the One Laptop per Child project, showed us how much of the project was written in Python. The most common question was "how do I get one?"
September 22, 2007, 3 comments
There's a demo including the PDF with all the introductory material and instructions including the *Everything is an Object* and *Operators* chapters and source code.
September 18, 2007, 16 comments
RSS seems clever close-up, if you ignore the internet traffic increase issues. But if you look at the real problem, RSS is a workaround that just supports the existing problem: anonymity.
September 16, 2007, 32 comments
Continuing the discussion of the GIL and parallel programming in Python.