Maybe some of you have heard me ranting about this already? I’m not productive enough in C++ and I feel too limited by Java A large chunk of Java frameworks seem to serve no other purpose than to workaround limitations in Java I believe (and hope!) that Java will cease to be the default language… Continue reading Today’s thoughts about programming languages
When you hear me speaking about C++, you probably notice the passion. I might expose a similar passion when I pinpoint some of Java’s weaknesses. Maybe I do sound like “Dick” in the article Java is Slow! at The Daily WTF? From GW-BASIC on my first computer I went through QBasic, QuickBasic, QuickC and Turbo… Continue reading The C++ cut is the deepest
Miguel wrote: We are looking for consultants to work on a six to nine month project at Novell to write a prototype for a Visual Studio addin in C# or C++ that will connect Visual Studio and its debugging infrastructure to a remote Linux machine running Mono and the Mono Debugger. This sounds like something… Continue reading Really cool consultancy opportunity at Novell
Nothing on Trolltech‘s site yet, but Nokia has a press release titled Nokia to acquire Trolltech to accelerate software strategy. What will KDE say?
I’ve been reading Beautiful Code from time to time during the autumn. It’s mixed bag and I actually skipped some chapter that was too deep into maths for my taste. Chapter 22: A Spoonful of Sewage was an instant favorite; it is a a fascinating head-first dive into a bug hunt in Sun Solaris’ synchronization… Continue reading Beautiful Code