Monthly Archive: July 2008

Facts and Fallacies of Software Engineering 0

Facts and Fallacies of Software Engineering

a.k.a. “Fifty-Five Frequently Forgotten Fundamental Facts (and a Few Fallacies) about Software Engineering” Very important book with timeless facts about software engineering. By Robert L. Glass, professional software engineer since 1954 (think about it)....

Online Programming Contests 0

Online Programming Contests

(in no particular order) [list] [*][url=http://www.spoj.pl/problems/classical/]Sphere Online Judge[/url] Supports more than 30 different programming languages and a growing problem-set of about 3000 tasks for practice. [*][url=http://projecteuler.net/]Project Euler[/url]. A “series of challenging mathematical/computer programming problems...

Interface Design und Usability 0

Interface Design und Usability

I’ve read two great books on interface design recently. Huh? Interface design? Who cares? I would go so far as to recommend this to any programmer, regardless of his personal interest in GUI design....

Windows Vista: Moving Program Files and User Data, Revisited 1

Windows Vista: Moving Program Files and User Data, Revisited

In January, I wrote how you can move both your program files and user data folders using Junctions. I have been doing this for years on my XP installations and didn’t expect it to...

Evaluating Dropbox and Syncplicity: A First Comparison 7

Evaluating Dropbox and Syncplicity: A First Comparison

I’ve been looking all my life for an acceptable backup and synchronisation tool. Even with enough technical experise and an own server, I just cannot find the right software. Recently, some new services popped...