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Scope Of Backward Compatibility

Ian Murdock covers an awkward situation that forces backward compatibility. Changes in Vista are causing problems for a third-party software that works on Intuit Quickbooks. The backward compatibility...

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Software And Electricity

I was discussing bugs with some students and why it is important to identify and then crack them. When the topic hovered over memory leaks, I gave examples about how the software had to be restarted to...

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Software Is Still Too Geeky

Can you talk about Office documents without mentioning file types and compatibility? Can you advise someone about the best practices without including terms like defrag, anti-virus or firewall? Can you...

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It Depends, Really

It was funny initially when most of my answers in a casual discussion with a friend ended up being it depends! On more thought I can only say it with more conviction. It depends, really! The discussion...

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Who Are The Standards For?

John Caroll presents a case for multiple standards. I agree with him, as a developer, that competition between standards can sometimes help. However, the idea of multiple standards directly clashes...

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Software As A Solution

JP muses about ROI of IT. It is quite ironical that as IT seems to be getting more critical it is getting more difficult to measure its ROI. I believe there is a lot of difference in believing in IT as...

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Business, Strategy And Designer

If you are thinking that designer is the odd man out, Luke Wroblewski will clear your doubt: Designer: “Design is the physical, or in this case digital, manifestation of your product strategy. Of...

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Cost Of Software Is Not Only The Money

Tom DeMarco has an excellent essay on Why Does Software Cost So Much? it is a view from within the software industry, replying not to the question, but saying that it is in fact not costly. I agree...

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Why Should Your Web Design Support All

Just the other day I was trying to explain to someone why should a web design support anyone and everyone who wants to visit it. Unfortunately this is one of the things that does not work purely on the...

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ROI Of Software Is Not About The Software

I recently met a software professional who was evaluating a software product to be bought and used in their company. As the discussion progressed, I realized that most of the metrics that he talked...

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