Code by Perry Lee. Useful.
This is a little odd thing for people who don’t want to touch toilet seats. via [Boing Boing]
“Design the data structures first” is a practice that has dramatically faded over the past decade. Today, when structural design is done at all, it is done in an object-oriented manner, which has different goals than traditional data-structure design. In C++ code, you’ll still see complex data structures, but most modern code over-relies on standard […]
Dan Bricklin posts about the “Programmers at Work Reunion” that happened at SD. “Programmers at Work” is a classic book from the mid-80s that interviewed several of the most influential PC programmers of the time, from Bill Gates to Gary Kildall. Many of the profilees were on a panel the other night at SD. What […]
Of course, it’s big news that Tim Bray has taken a job with a major software company. But it’s bigger news because he chose to join Sun and not Microsoft (I’m not saying Bray chose between competing offers, just that Microsoft has hired a lot of luminaries recently). I wonder to what extent the “Java […]