The future is not objects Managage code is language-neutral, right? No! Right now the CLI is very much tilted in favor of Object-Oriented languages (C++, C#, VB, Java). This is fine for now, but looking around the computing landscape leads me to a hypothesis: Hypothesis: The interesting programming models in the next three years are not going […]
….Arguing whether keyword synchronized is better than keyword lock is all well and good, but it’s irrelevant to why .NET is going to become the dominant platform for software development….: An article I posted to the DOTNET-CX mailing list today.
I’m trying to stretch the definition of “holiday season” over the weekend as an excuse for hacking up an xBack server for .NET that works with intermittently-connected Radio clients (the cool thing about Radio Userland is that it runs locally on your work machine and uploads static HTML pages to your generic server). Writing the […]
Friday Five 1. Do you wear any jewelry? What kind? I wear my gold claddagh wedding ring. 2. How often do you wear it? I only take it off when I’m swimming / diving. 3. Do you have any piercings? If so, where? I have a pierced ear, but haven’t worn an earring in years. […]
I had fun over the holidays, jazzing around with genetic algorithms, C#, and the Pocket PC. Time to go back to work and finish some articles…
Why is pingback / trackback a good design? Why isn’t the referer [sic] header the way to automatically track pages that link to you? I was thinking of writing a pingback server for .NET, but on closer look, it seems inelegant. I only had a few hours sleep last night / this morning — the […]