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Review: Getting Real – by 37signals

This is an excellent book about building a web application. Quite different though, from most books you’ll find. It is (as far as I know) an online-only purchase, you pay and get a PDF. The folks who wrote it are 37signals, a company that makes web-based enterprise management applications. I know them mostly from their […]

Everything isn’t an object

My introduction to the world of programming was via BASIC, C and C++. Along the way of course, I learned other stuff, including Java with its common theme of “Everything is an object”. I could never get this concept of everything being an object, and hence I’ve never liked, and have always struggled with Java. […]

Don’t mess with my net connection!

Alert: Technical rant coming up. They say Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned, but I don’t think they compared it with a CS postgrad who had his internet connection summarily disabled by the network administrator. That too, for no good reason. Fedora Core 5 Test release 3 has just been released, and I […]