‘Big Data’ has a problem, and that problem is its name.
Dig deep into the big data ecosystem, or spend any time at all
talking with its practitioners,...
0 replies - 2473 views - 09/25/12 by Paul Miller in Articles
Published over 6 years ago "Software Estimation" by Steve McConnell is a great read.
As a practitioner of the agile arts I must say in...
0 replies - 9903 views - 09/25/12 by Frank Kelly in Articles
Everyone is thinking why in the world would anyone pick static, when
you can be dynamic? Usually the thought process
is, "what language am I most...
2 replies - 9461 views - 09/25/12 by Mahdi Yusuf in Articles
When you work on the bleeding-edge, sometimes you’re going to get
cut. The tech isn’t stable, things are buggy and may not conform to
0 replies - 4223 views - 09/24/12 by Joshua Gross in Articles
This article about client-side templating
by Henrik Joreteg was quite interesting. In summary, it says don't send
templates to the browser to be compiled...
0 replies - 2847 views - 09/24/12 by Howard Lewis Ship in Articles
When I heard that the Coursera online platform offered free Scala courses, I jumped at the opportunity.
Here are some reasons why:
Over the years, I’ve...
1 replies - 4228 views - 09/24/12 by Nicolas Frankel in Articles
Writer Isaac Asimov once said that "the only constant is change". That
isn't just a phrase in the software industry, it is an absolute fact. ...
0 replies - 11345 views - 09/23/12 by Alex Staveley in Articles
Programmers are people who create computer programs. (I’ll skip
the discussion whether it should be...
0 replies - 5209 views - 09/23/12 by Bozhidar Bozhanov in Articles
The first computer scientists resided in math departments. When
universities began to form computer science departments, there was some
discussion over how...
0 replies - 6933 views - 09/21/12 by John Cook in Articles
There's been some interesting news in the last week about Scala, and we thought the community would be curious to find out just how many of us have used Scala,...
0 replies - 11366 views - 09/21/12 by Bill Armstrong in Articles
Curator's note: In his new book The Signal and the Noise, statistician Nate Silver draws on data from Eric Floehr of ForecastWatch to discuss weather...
0 replies - 2944 views - 09/20/12 by John Cook in Articles
At Wikia we’ve written a lot of
code and used many different tools to improve performance. We have
profilers, we’ve used every major linux webserver,...
0 replies - 4947 views - 09/20/12 by Geoffrey Papilion in Articles
My first chance to do serious concurrent programming was using C++ on
Windows in the 90s, on NT, where async programming was done with
1 replies - 4242 views - 09/19/12 by Rob Williams in Articles
This is a review I am very pleased to write. My friend Arun published
the Java EE 6 pocket guide and it will be at your hands as early as you
can order. I...
0 replies - 683 views - 09/19/12 by Markus Eisele in Articles
“What’s your overhead?”. We often hear this question when we talk about Plumbr. Wikipedia
describes overhead as “any combination of excess or...
0 replies - 2577 views - 09/19/12 by Nikita Salnikov... in Articles