Meditations on programming, startups, and technology

RubyMotion brings serious Ruby devel...

For the past several months I’ve been involved with, but unable to publicly discuss, an exciting project called RubyMotion. My friend┬áLaurent Sansonetti, creator of MacRuby, has now officially launched...

DB2 Express-C 10 is now out

IBM has just released version 10.1 of DB2 Express-C for Linux, Unix, and Windows. This is a major upgrade that boasts a number of additions and improvements. The already excellent performance has been improved...

Discount coupon for the Rails Tutori...

Contrary to what you may have been led to believe, learning Rails from scratch can be challenging. The framework and surrounding ecosystem have evolved so much that the experience of getting started now in...

On the Usability of Codecademy

I asked a friend of mine (who isn’t a coder) if she could try out the amazing Codecademy for me. She is a smart person, but again, she isn’t a programmer. I thought Codecademy would be a great way...

The Strange Case of John Dillinger a...

I suspect someone, somewhere has managed to find a way to create Apple IDs from email IDs they don’t have access to. The following is what leads me to believe this may be the case. This morning I...

A Big List of Interesting Programmin...

The following is a list of 48 interesting programming books that were released in 2011. While technically some of them are only programming-related and not about coding per se, each one is sure to be of...

Download DB2 Express-C 9.7.5

IBM recently released a new edition of DB2 Express-C, the free edition of their powerful commercial database. You can grab DB2 Express-C 9.7.5 for Linux, Unix, and Windows here. This new version includes...

The Real Reason Italy Sucks at the S...

For a long time now Italy has been experiencing political and economical turmoil that would require several drastic changes in order to reboot it. Italy needs a new class of politicians who truly care about...

Requiem for a Dreamer

Steve Jobs passed away a week ago. When I first learned about it, I cried. That was an odd reaction on my part. I never met or interacted with Steve Jobs and I’m not what most would define as an Apple...

The Hadoop Programming Challenge Has...

In the past I’ve mentioned the Hadoop Programming Challenge, which is organized by Big Data University. After quickly registering and taking a free online course on Hadoop, you have the option to use...

My Technical Blogging Book Is Now Av...

Technical Blogging: Turn Your Expertise into a Remarkable Online Presence is now available in beta. This first beta includes about 200 of the estimated total 250 pages. Most of the information you need to know...

Mobile Development Marketshare Among...

Yesterday I ran a poll amongst Hacker News participants in which I asked them to indicate which mobile platforms they develop for. Here are the results for the first 24 hours, in chart format, of that poll....

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