Monthly Archives: December 2003

Python 2.3.3 Released

Python 2.3.3 has been released. This is a bugfix-only release..

By |December 22nd, 2003|Uncategorized|Comments Off

Pragmatic Programmers: How to Keep Your Job

So a few years back, 50-somethings were complaining that companies were only hiring kids. Today, kids are complaining that companies are outsourcing. Bad jokes and useless “poetic justice” speeches notwithstanding, by this time, everyone is aware that “For people who view this as a career, engineering is in worse shape now than it’s been […]

By |December 17th, 2003|Best Practices|Comments Off

IBM DeveloperWorks: Defensive Coding and Unit Testing

This is a good article on how to do defensive coding and defensive unit testing. It includes some figures to convince you of why defensive coding is important, and some good defensive coding tips..

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Tomcat 5.0.16 Stable Released

Apache Tomcat 5.0.16 (stable) has been released. It includes performance optimizations, JMX Monitoring, scalability improvements, native wrappers for Windows and Unix, session clustering (sweet!) and other goodness..

By |December 17th, 2003|Java|Comments Off