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This is not a Windows bashing post. I worked on Windows exclusively for about 10 years and it's what we run in our house. Developing for Windows is a great experience, with Visual Studio, C#, the .NET framework, Microsoft has made it so. That said...Heard of SaaS? It's all the...

Part 1 is here.Probably more than 50% of the resumes I see -- maybe even 75% -- have a "languages" section. For those not familiar, a resume will look like this:Joe Coder1313 Mockingbird Lane, Sunnyvale, CAObjective: To be a Great ProgrammerLanguages: C/C++, Java, PHP, HTML, XML, CSS, Javascript, ASP.NET, T-SQLPrior...

I saw a very nice and sentimental video of the Space Shuttle launches.Really nice, nicely done.Let me give you my perspective on the Space Shuttle. I love NASA and what they have done with the Shuttle and Apollo before it. However, the time for those has passed and we should...

You know why? Because I've become a Mac person. That would be impossible if they weren't now Microsoft.The Mac is the path of least resistance. It comes with software that gets the job done (iPhoto, iMovie). It's rare to worry about drivers. You won't worry about support. Apple is ubiquitous....

In the last 10 years, the number of widely available programming languages has exploded and, thanks to client-agnostic technology such as the web browser, HTML and HTTP, the ability of engineers to choose their language has increased. As such, you can't find a thread about languages where lines of code...