29
Oct 03

CVS integrated with the MacOS Finder.

http://cvsfinder.sourceforge.net/


29
Oct 03

Has Java Reached The Inefficiency Phase?

Adding Generics to the Java language isn’t going to revolutionary change the status quo. People extremely over estimate the value of language constructs in the overall scheme of providing compelling solutions to a customer. [Artima Weblogs]
Yes.


28
Oct 03

Longhorn – Introduction

Introducing “Longhorn” for Developers. More parts to follow.


28
Oct 03

Specification and expectation

The Demand for Software Quality – A Conversation with Bertrand Meyer, Part I.

Quality – What’s lacking in the conversation so far is a precise definition what software quality really is.

  • Developers define software quality in terms of a specification (“works as designed”)
  • Users define software quality in terms of their expectation (“works as expected”).

Specification and expectation are not in-line most of the time.


23
Oct 03

Couple of ideas concerning Rendezvous

Couple of ideas concerning Rendezvous technology.


23
Oct 03

Pashua is a tool for

Pashua is a tool for creating simple, but native Aqua GUIs for Perl, PHP, Python, shell scripts and AppleScript. Pretty cool. Simple concept.


23
Oct 03

Informationen zur Zahlendarstellung im Rechner.

Informationen zur Zahlendarstellung im Rechner. Relevant für Azubis.


22
Oct 03

Dependency Inversion Principle. How to

Dependency Inversion Principle. How to structure your design to minimize dependencies.


22
Oct 03

Martin Fowler on Continuous Integration.

Martin Fowler on Continuous Integration. There’s also an interesting variation of the article targeted towards C++ development.


21
Oct 03

Exploring with Wiki. A Conversation

Exploring with Wiki. A Conversation with Ward Cunningham, Part I by Bill Venners.