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by Bruce Eckel, 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.
by Guido van van Rossum, August 21, 2007, 9 comments
Two gruesome pictures of a Python caught in an electric fence. Warning: not for the faint of heart.
by Bruce Eckel, 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.
by Alberto Savoia, August 14, 2007, 21 comments
How to inject beauty in a coyote ugly code base.
by Guido van van Rossum, August 13, 2007, Submit comment
The second annual Python Sprint @ Google is happening: August 22-25 (Wed-Sat), in Mountain View and Chicago.
by Alberto Savoia, August 8, 2007, 13 comments
In Part I we ask the question: "Is there a place and opportunity for truly beautiful code and programming pearls in real world of legacy applications and enterprise software?".
by Steve Holden, August 7, 2007, 19 comments
Steve has just agreed to become a correspondent for Python Magazine. What do people need to know?
by Guido van van Rossum, August 7, 2007, Submit comment
We're closing in on the first Python 3000 alpha release (promised for the end of August). I'd love help with fixing the last 11 unit tests that are still failing.
by Bruce Eckel, 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.
by Guido van van Rossum, July 31, 2007, 22 comments
Last week I started a Python 3000 FAQ, and solicited additional questions. Here are some additional answers.
by Guido van van Rossum, July 28, 2007, 18 comments
Some questions that people often ask about Python 3000 (and answers). (First in a series of posts.)
by Bill Venners, July 27, 2007, 18 comments
In my previous post I brought up the topic of code formatting. This time I'd like to bump it up a level of abstraction to the structure of the code itself. To what extent do you think teams should establish policies for code structure, and what do you think is the best way to structure flow in the presence of potential errors?
by David Goodger, July 26, 2007, 9 comments
The materials for the tutorial I presented at PyCon 2007 and OSCON 2007 are now available on my website (with links).
by Guido van van Rossum, July 25, 2007, 5 comments
A quick comment on an off-the-cuff remark by Tim O'Reilly