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Integration and XML Lectures

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s lecture on integration (which desperately needs iron-willed editing) comes a rewrite of the XML lecture. This is a mix of HT...
April 04, 2006

Please Explain Time To Me

Three years ago, Joel Spolsky wrote a brilliant little article that explained the bare minimum that every programmer should know about Unicode. Can someone ...
April 04, 2006

Movie-Plot Threat Contest

Bruce Schneier is running a movie-plot thread contest. No, this is not a late April Fool's Day joke; yes, you should enter. Possibilities that have already...
April 04, 2006

Where Next for DrProject?

It’s time to start thinking about what to add to DrProject this summer. Please vote for any two of the following; I’ll collate and re-post. web-based admin...
March 31, 2006

Sea Code

OK, I'm a little late hearing about this, but: there's a company in the States called SeaCode that thinks it's figured out how to get the cost-effectiveness ...
March 30, 2006