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September 13, 2007,  15 comments
I seem to visit more and more sites where the pages don't render right, to the point of being unreadable and unusable. And they're trying to sell me something! Why is this happening?
September 13, 2007,  2 comments
I was recently quoted in an article, and need to correct and attribute the idea.
September 11, 2007,  16 comments
My previous post led me to this library, which appears to solve the coarse-grained parallelism problem quite elegantly.
September 8, 2007,  62 comments
I'm glad to see the first beta of the so-called Python 3000. But for a version that's supposed to break all the rules to become better, I'm not seeing what I think is most important.
August 27, 2007,  2 comments
Some people have told me I'm a brilliant marketer. Eventually I realized that I just stumbled into pieces of good luck a couple of times.
August 27, 2007,  34 comments
In Java Posse #136, the Posse discusses the Google Singleton Detector which automatically discovers singletons in your code and they all agree that singletons are a bad idea.
August 22, 2007,  29 comments
As Joe Nuxoll of JBuilder and JavaPosse fame will tell you (given the slightest provocation), one place where the Java designers completely dropped the ball is in Java's component model. This becomes especially clear when comparing it with a system like Flex which has full language support for components.
August 19, 2007,  1 comment
As promised, everyone moved their knowledge forward, and I personally felt like I turned a corner in my understanding; something clicked and came together.
August 2, 2007,  4 comments
We've decided to hold the RIA conference at a later date. Instead, you can now extend your Flex and AIR experience for an entire week.
July 23, 2007,  10 comments
I received a message asking about how to decide whether to port to a new language first, redesign first, or do both at the same time.
July 11, 2007,  Submit comment
August 15-17 I will be holding an OpenSpace conference to discuss the reasonable distribution of an application between client and server, with emphasis on the return to Rich Internet clients.
July 11, 2007,  Submit comment
August 13-14 I will be holding (with James Ward of Adobe) a Jam on Flex and AIR (Adobe Integrated Runtime, formerly called Apollo).
June 19, 2007,  37 comments
Combine the power of Python with the polish of Flash to create a desktop application. This approach will also work with any language that has support for creating an XML-RPC server (Java, Ruby, C++, to name a few). Also, The XML-RPC server can easily be on another machine.
May 24, 2007,  10 comments
I'll be doing a new experiment for this one: hiking in the morning instead of the afternoon.
May 24, 2007,  2 comments
In Jerry Weinberg's classic "The Secrets of Consulting" (Dorset House, 1985) he says something to the effect of "You probably won't be able to make any changes."
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