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Recent posts

Software Games

Jorge Aranda just posted a description of a software engineering game that could be used to uncover the differences between academic and industrial views of ...
June 12, 2007

Best Paper So Far

I’ve been reading papers from ICSE’07 (now that I’m a prof, I figure it’s part of the job), and have mostly been underwhelmed. As a grad student I work with...
June 11, 2007

Praising the Good

I frequently gripe about how backward scientific software development is, so it’s only fair that I give praise where praise is due. Steve Easterbrook pointe...
June 11, 2007

Google Developer Day Videos on One Page

Google has posted 128 videos from last week’s Developer Day to YouTube; they’re listed below in a handy-to-use single-table format (to save you the trouble o...
June 11, 2007

Tony’s SQL Woes

Tony Yiu has just posted a question about how to turn a loop-of-queries into a single SQL query. I’m sure he’d be grateful for your insights… ;-)
June 10, 2007