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Many-to-Many in REST?

Still trying to wrap my head around REST, and have a question for the lazyweb. Suppose my app contains users and groups, with a many-to-many relationship be...
February 19, 2009

Michelle Levesque Explains Engineering

A former student and co-author, now at Google, has posted slides from a talk explaining engineering to high school students. She’s done a pretty good job…
February 19, 2009

Reading Week Code Sprint

0635: In a little less than three hours, the students working on several of our open source projects will put their heads down for a three-day code sprint. I...
February 19, 2009


Jordi Cabot and I submitted the rewrite of our survey of software project portals last Friday; the SE-CSE’09 paper summarizing the results of our survey of h...
February 18, 2009

Computer Supported Collaborative Science

I’ve used the term “CSCS” a few times now; time to start groping toward a definition. “Computer supported collaborative science” (CSCS) is a specialization ...
February 18, 2009