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DrProject 1.0 Release Candidate 1

We are very pleased to announce that DrProject 1.0 RC1 is now available: As a tarball: http://www.third-bit.com/drproject-1.0.tar.gz Via Subversion: htt...
June 29, 2006

The Overnight Link Roundup

Brian Hayes on "Scheduling Algorithms for Procrastinators" (with a side reference to "The Effects of Moore's Law and Slacking on Large Computations"). Sta...
June 28, 2006

Next… Design by Contract? (Please)

I was pleasantly surprised a few years ago when programmers (particularly open source programmers) actually started writing unit tests. XP is usually given ...
June 27, 2006

Why DrProject Is Slow

Billy Chun has been investigating why DrProject is so slow (5.1 seconds per request). As regular readers will know, we’re running it as a pure CGI: a new Py...
June 27, 2006