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Craig Castelaz

Craig Castelaz is a full-time husband and father who programs, teaches, and writes in his second full-time job. His career began when CP/M was the dominant microcomputer operating system, and Microsoft sold Z-80 cards for the Apple II to help make ends meet. He has held positions ranging from director of development to independent contract programmer. His programming experience spans the fields of education, health care, human resources, transportation, and component management. Craig has a Masters in Information Systems from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University and is adjunct faculty at Cuyahoga Community College.


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Development Tug-o-War

Posted by castelaz on July 9, 2003 at 3:52 PM PDT

Sun wants to dramatically increase the number of Java developers with Rave. They believe a significant portion of this increase will be accomplished by broadening the audience rather than converting existing developers. Many of these new faces will be end-users, or domain-experts.

When GOTOs roamed the land

Posted by castelaz on June 13, 2003 at 1:21 PM PDT

Perhaps its just me, but it seems I’ve recently been encountering quite a few pronouncements declaring the end of green field development. I'm not exactly sure what many of the authors necessarily mean, but most make it sound like the party's over.