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Blog Archive for editor during January 2006

Rules for API designers All of us are API consumers. Some of us are API producers. It seems obvious that when creating an API, you'll use the knowledge you've accumulated from using other API's in designing yours. So, given some well-established practices throughout the Java class libraries, this should all be straightforward, right? Feel free to take a second and laugh at the thought of...
Kicking off 2006 Some people have or are taking today off as a weekend-bumped New Year's Day holiday. In the U.S., this will be our day for the traditional college football "bowl" games that we usually wake up late for after a night of revelry, but your front page is back for a new year of collaboration, community, and code. Speaking of revelry... there's been activity throughout the site...