Monthly Archive: November 2008

Eclipse Riena

[quote]”The Riena platform will be the foundation for building multi-tier enterprise client/server applications. As such Riena will broaden the usage of the service oriented architecture of OSGi/Equinox by providing access to local and remote...

Protect your own websites against CSRF attacks

Jeff Atwood explains an easy [url=http://www.codinghorror.com/blog/archives/001175.html]”double-submitted cookie” technique[/url] to prevent [url=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cross-site_request_forgery]Cross-Site Request Forgeries[/url] on own websites.

Observing Requirements

[url=http://martinfowler.com/bliki/ObservedRequirement.html]Martin Fowler[/url] suggests to gather (new) requirements by analyzing user behavior within the application/web site. [quote]Everyone knows how big the difference is between what people say they want and what people actually need and...

Windows 7: Development by Triads

Senor programmer Larry Osterman, on the Windows development team since the mid 1980’s, writes about the reorganization of their development process. They now work in so-called “triads”: Persons from three divisions (management, development and...

Croudsourcing for Localization

[url=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crowdsourcing]Crowdsourcing[/url] seems to be the new future. The Microsoft internationalization team is currently testing “collaborative translation”, where visitors aid to improve machine translated content. They’re also working on CLIP, a small utility that shows...

Yearbook Yourself

Create funny ‘yearbook photographs’ of yourself in a few clicks, with styles ranging from 1950 to 2000.