Many of the problem-solving techniques such as adaptive learning and rule-based inferencing that power artificial intelligences and expert systems have gone mainstream.
Insight, analysis and stuff for managers
For many programmers,
Rational Unified Process conjures up images of suits dashing around carrying three-ring binders bulging with forms, templates and checklists.
You can’t say Information Builders
CEO Gerry Cohen doesn’t speak his
mind. You might be tempted to call him
a straight shooter. For example,
even though IBI is sitting on one
of the niftiest data integration
technologies on the market—its
iWay family of connectivity solutions—
Cohen dismisses data integration
as an over-hyped buzz term.
COBOL is here to stay. It’s become UNICODE—compliant, object oriented and XML friendly. It participates in MDA,calls Web services natively and wraps itself in Java. Some mainframe shops are even deploying COBOL apps on Linux.
Tinhats and Tunisian Bathrooms
A worthy introduction to the ins and outs of Spring Framework.
Sun Looks for the VB Soft Spot
Picture the boardroom meeting at Big Heavy Software, Inc. HQ: "Our competitors are beating us by being nimbler and more fleet-footed. There’s only one thing for it, we must leverage our core competencies and pile on even more deadweight!"
Nielsen's Cool: "Developers Rule!"
Ballmer Rocks the Microsoft Launch
Mitnick regales with hacker tales.