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Every time I complain about Python’s muddled response to Ruby on Rails, someone pushes back by saying, “What does it matter?” This screenshot, taken from th...
December 11, 2005

Four More Books

So, how’s your web site doing? Are people reading what you blog? Downloading your software? Simple statistics are fairly easy to gather, but if the web is ...
December 08, 2005

Laurie and Jorge’s book reviews in DDJ

Book reviews by our very own Jorge Aranda and Laura MacDougall are now on the DDJ web site. (Unfortunately, they’re behind a paywall, but trust me, they’re ...
December 08, 2005

Summer of Code Part Deux

The second round of Google Summer of Code mini-articles are now on the Doctor Dobb’s Journal web site.
December 08, 2005