TiVo releases a new box, but it's not a Series 3. Sigh, what's taking them so long. I need my TiVo + HD + Java fix.
Who said computers have to be all work and no play? Software developer and author Ed Burnette shares his unique view of industry trends, technologies, and personalities.
Ed Burnette is a software industry veteran with more than 25 years of experience as a programmer, author, and speaker. He has written numerous technical articles and books, most recently "Hello, Android: Introducing Google's Mobile Development Platform" from the Pragmatic Programmers.
Purists would have you believe that open/free software and proprietary software should never mix, but pragmatists like Tom Fedro at FarStone know different. Other companies and organizations from Oracle to Eclipse agree.
Optimizing Java code (or any code for that matter) shouldn't be an act of mutilation. It's all about algorithms and developer productivity. Good algorithms anre elegant and thoughtful, not hacked up kludges.
Visual Studio Express editions will keep their $0 price tag, but will not be released as open source, according to the VS Express project manager. The intent is to attract hobbyist, novice, and student developers to the .NET platform.
As the line blurs between traditional and new media, bloggers and independent analysts are becoming increasingly influential. So what do you do when one of them posts something less than flattering about your project?
Poor network connection and less-than-snappy performance sink what could have been a shoe-in Apple purchase.
Are we talking out of both sides of our mouth when we praise TiVo but lambaste NTP, Eolas, and MercExchange? Or are some patents really ok?
Sun returns from the dead to challenge Eclipse, Linux, and many other newcomers in the open source arena.
Version 126.96.36.199 is out, and fixes a number of crashes, memory leaks, and security holes.
Rapidly falling LCD prices have created a bonanza for those of us who can never get enough screen real-estate.