Most folks are familiar with Andy Warhol's prediction: "In the future everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes".
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 wr
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.
Brian Marick recently blogged: "I worry that the adolescence of computers is almost over, and that we're settling into that stagnant adulthood where you just plod on in the world as others made it, occasionally wistfully remembering the time when you thought endless possibility was all around you."
Brian's high school
Somehow, the Desktop PC market became a "one-size-fits-all" wasteland... and the mobile PC market isn't much better, but
just when you thought the only improvement to the world of the booring beige colored PC was the almost equally booring black colored PC, things seem to be looking up...
There's an old saying that the best way to learn something is to teach it.
I've been evaluating the Tapestry Web Component Framework for a new project, and I really needed to learn how to use Tapestry's multi-page sortable table.
Sun made my day!
The open letter from Sun regarding Java persistence is wonderful news... Sun has made public their support for creating a common persistence API underlying JDO and EJB.
I downloaded the NetBeans 4.0 beta, and I have to say that it's pretty slick. Two years ago, I switched from the Sun One Community Edition to Eclipse, and I am very happy with that choice, but I like to keep up with NetBeans progress. Each environment has strengths that the other lacks, and it's nice to see the cross-pollination leading to better tools for everybody.