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Blog Archive for johnreynolds during December 2004

Most folks are familiar with Andy Warhol's prediction: "In the future everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes". My 15 minutes have come. I was at the express checkout (10 items or less) of the the HEB on Red River (that's a supermarket near UT here in Austin) when a young man (whose name turned out to be Ben) approached me: Ben: Excuse me sir, I know this is going to sound strange, but...
I was drawn to E-Surfer's recent weblog entry that asks the question: "Could I Still Pursue Software Development Career When Getting Older?" E-Surfer's "friends" warn him that:"when getting older I would not be competent to pursue software development because of slowness of thinking, difficulty reading and writing, and so on." I will be 48 years old on my next birthday, and I have been...
Rich Web based applications are far from "new", but there still doesn't seem to be a general consensus on how they should be constructed. To the contrary, there are a dizzying array of options for constructing both the client and the server parts of the equation. Perhaps it will help to review the basics... In reality, there are only three options for implementing the client-side of a Rich Web...