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Recent posts

XP Toronto Kicks Off Its Fall Season

XPToronto (a group for eXtreme Programming and agile development) is starting its fall meetings with a discussion of xUnit test patterns on Tuesday, Sept 18 ...
September 17, 2007


Ned Gulley (of The Mathworks) has a great article up called “In Praise of Tweaking” that describes a wiki-like programming contest. An entrant’s score is ba...
September 17, 2007

Cafe Scientifique

4:00 on Saturday September 15th at the Rivoli (334 Queen Street West)
September 14, 2007

Google Summer of Code Wrap-Up

900 students, 1500 mentors, and an 81% success rate — kudos to Leslie Hawthorn and everyone else who made it such a success (again).
September 13, 2007

A Good Reason to Go Back to School

“Earlier this year, the University of Washington partnered with Google to develop and implement a course to teach large-scale distributed computing based on ...
September 13, 2007