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A Sense of Adventure

According to Larry Wall, the inventor of Perl, three characteristics distinguish good programmers: laziness, impatience, and hubris. Of these, I think hubri...
July 16, 2004

Microsoft Wins Because They Deserve To

Now that I have your attention (as I'm sure I do with a title like that ;-) ... Five items came across my screen this morning that made me think, yet again, ...
July 10, 2004

Smart Views vs Model Facades

The Helium team hit a milestone last week: they demoed working pages, backed by a persistent store. It may sound pretty tame, but when you consider that none...
July 04, 2004

Command-Line Power Tools

Harald Koch just pointed me at XMLStarlet, a command-line toolset for manipulating XML. This isn't the first beast of its ilk --- Sean McGrath built similar...
July 01, 2004

Dancing, Dancing

Michael Swanson has posted an article about continuous integration, which covers much of the same material as Mike Clark’s new book on project automation. T...
June 30, 2004