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Open Source

Security guru John Viega confronts the myths surrounding the security of open source software in his recent article: Open Source Security: Still a Myth. With a title like that, you might want to read through the hullabaloo in the comments at the end of the article. There's only two differences that open source brings to the security equation... First, because the source code is available there...
on Sep 19, 2004
Whitespace is a language whose syntax comprises only the whitespace characters space, tab, and linefeed.
on Feb 8, 2004
Erik Hatcher writes Velocity: Fast Track to Templating -- a nice and quick introduction to the Apache Group's Velocity Templating engine.
on Dec 16, 2003
Terence Parr, creator of ANTLR, writes on why Enforcing Model-View Separation in Template Engines is a Good Thing(tm). Ter created an implemention expressing this separation, StringTemplate Template Engine, which he's used to build a number of web sites, including jGuru.
on Nov 18, 2003
Terence Parr, creator of ANTLR, wrote an excellent essay on why humans should not have to grok XML.
on Nov 18, 2003