Years ago, I lost my temper while arguing with my brother, and said, "Jeff, I could teach you everything I know and you'd still be an idiot." Please keep that in mind as you read this site.

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What I’d Say If I Were At PyCon

Dave Thomas, of Pragmatic Programmer fame, is working on a new book about RubyOnRails. In my opinion, none of the entry-level Python web programming systems...
March 23, 2005

State of the Scripting Universe

This article is an extended interview with principals in the Perl, Python, Ruby, Tcl, and PHP worlds. Interesting how much they agree on...
March 22, 2005

Thirteen Things That Do Not Make Sense

Science is never finished---that's what makes it fun. Here, courtesy of New Scientist magazine, is a list of thirteen things that do not make sense. There'...
March 18, 2005

Jolt Awards 2005

Every year, CMP Media (owners of DDJ, Software Development, and many other fine magazines) hand out Jolt awards in various categories. This year's winners a...
March 17, 2005

What Would Google Do?

One day, I'm sure I'll see a bumper sticker saying, "What would Google do?" They have become this generation's Apple---the hotspot where all the coolest cod...
March 17, 2005