28
Feb 04

YAGNI

Robert C. Martin on YAGNI.


26
Feb 04

Dental gesehen…

…hab ich jetzt Hohlkehl- (hey, das hat was mit Schreinern zu tun) und Verblendkronen zu einem Eigenanteil von 650,19 Euro.
Für die Chemiker unter uns hier die chemischen Zusammensetzung:
Au 73,4 – Pt 1,4 – Pd 5,5 – Ir 0,1 – Ag 16,0 – Zn 3,0 – Sn 0,5 – Nb 0,1
Der geläuterte Patient hat natürlich für September gleich einen Kontrolltermin ausgemacht.


25
Feb 04

Tools for Registry and File Monitoring

Great list of Tools for Registry and File Monitoring by Bret Pettichord.


25
Feb 04

Windows XP and DOS 3.3

The older, the younger, Windows XP and DOS 3.3.


24
Feb 04

More from artima.com

Elegance and Other Design Ideals – A Conversation with Bjarne Stroustrup, Part IV. Although talking about “Elegance” with the designer of C++ seems somewhat an oxymoron, Stroustrup always offers some great insights. Here’s one of them:

A library has to evolve. The best libraries are by people who are also users of the libraries.


24
Feb 04

Java/Smalltalk Coding…

Here’s a post on artima.com dealing with multiple asserts in a test vs. one assert per test.
What’s interesting is that the authors codes up a few functions both in Smalltalk and Java at the same time, which makes up for a nice (albeit by no means exhaustive) intro to Smalltalk for Java developers


23
Feb 04

Blogs are not going to?achieve world peace

…by Sriram Krishnan.
Right on, brother.
Uhm, what’s cool about blogs is that you can sit tight and bet on somebody else to just write what you are too lazy to write.


21
Feb 04

How to Write Perfect Software

One day, the novice came to the master and asked, “Master, how can I write perfect code?” to which the master replied:

“To write perfect code, you must not code.”

The novice looked at the master and begged him to explain further, but the Master was silent…via [The Fishbowl]


21
Feb 04

Practical File System Design PDF

Dominic Giampaolo’s book, “Practical File System Design with the Be File System”, is available for free download in PDF format via [rentzsch.com: Tales from the Red Shed]

Although BeOS is kind of, uhm, well, no longer relevant, it’s a great read on the fundamentals of a file system.


20
Feb 04

Microsoft Visual C++ Floating-Point Optimization

In-depth article on Floating-Point Optimization in Microsoft Visual C++ (Whidbey).