Devops: IT's latest paper tiger

December 01, 2011
No half-baked movement can solve the broad, complex challenge of bridging the divide between app dev and operations
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What I'm thankful for as a developer

November 22, 2011
Coders weather the long, hard winters of software projects thanks to the rich bounty of modern developer tools
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The futility of developer productivity metrics

November 17, 2011
Code analysis and similar metrics provide little insight into what really makes an effective software development team
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Will Adobe's HTML5 strategy really help developers?

November 10, 2011
With Flash's last stand, Adobe needs to quickly secure its place in the Web developer tools market -- but signs are it won't
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Tough tests flunk good programmer job candidates

November 03, 2011
Quizzes and brain-teasers are useful in evaluating potential software development hires, but don't take them too far
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In appreciation: C's Dennis Ritchie and Lisp's John McCarthy

October 27, 2011
The creators of C and Lisp will each be remembered for their profound, lasting contributions to software development
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Microsoft's Roslyn: Reinventing the compiler as we know it

October 20, 2011
New, experimental compilers for .Net add dynamic compilation and interactive development capabilities to C# and Visual Basic
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Google Dart hits a bull's-eye for Web developers

October 13, 2011
Google's new client-side Web language melds the best of JavaScript with familiar structured programming techniques
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Oracle's ambitious plan for client-side Java

October 07, 2011
At JavaOne, Oracle announced a big initiative to revitalize Java on the desktop, the Web, and mobile devices. Can it follow through?
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How Adobe Flash lost its way

September 29, 2011
Despite early successes on the Web, the latter years of Flash have been a tale of missed opportunities
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