SOA Mashups: I’m 1-for-1

Harry Pierson wonders “Where Have All the SOA Mashups Gone?” Well, <a href=”http://www.sdtimes.com/printArticle/column-20070515-03.html”” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>this one went well. I’m not sure if it counts as a “mashup” in that all the data I was working with was XML and the interdiction / mashup was programmed in Ruby.

Raymond Chen Says Backward Compatibility Does Not Affect Windows Performance

For weeks, I’ve been chewing over <a href=”http://blogs.msdn.com/oldnewthing/archive/2007/07/23/4003873.aspx”” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>this post by Raymond Chen, in which he says: [T]he real cost of compatibility is not in the hacks. The hacks are small potatoes. Most hacks are just a few lines of code (sometimes as few as zero), so the impact on performance is fairly […]