I was playing around with google trends explorer when I tried to compare three major DBMSs: MySQL, Oracle and MS SQL Server. As you can see there is a drop in the interest in these database ...
I'd like to ask a question that is pretty similar to the one being asked here, but for Objective-C. According to TIOBE rankings, the rise of popularity of Objective-C is unprecedented. This is ...
From everything I have read about Adobe Flash over the past couple of years, it seems like the platform has received a lot of stigma in the web space. Regardless of that, is it still viable as a ...
I write a set of productivity tools that sells online and have tens of thousands of users. While we do get very good feedback, this tends to come from only the most vocal users, so we fear we might be ...
Lately I've been developing a web-based management system for a gym. Their previous app was developed in Visual Basic. For the new app, all the front-end scripting uses jQuery, the server is running ...
As some of you may know already, Google Native Client is going to be released with Chrome 14. Google native client is a technology that allow us to run native code(C, C++) on the web. (Cross-browser). ...
I'm having a discussion with someone quite older than me, so I have no place in telling him what is wise. He is in the computer field but resists change, and we're discussing how his co-workers are ...
Firstly: If it works for open source projects why not books? Collaborative writing is not something new. What is rare however, is this in the field of programming. The Important Aspects that ...
What is the trend like for the usage of cross-platform GUI frameworks right now? Are more people starting to use cross-platform frameworks (such as GTK+, Qt and wxWidgets) or are there more who use ...
Web2.0, AJAX, HTML5, Facebook, social web, OpenId, OAuth, web browsers… where is it going ? [closed]
We have seen many new things in the last five to seven years on the web: Facebook, HTML5 appeared, new browsers grew strongly, Google failed with Wave. Facebook, GTalk and Gmail are cross-platform ...
Python first appeared in 1991, but it was somewhat unknown until 2004, if the TIOBE rankings quantify anything meaningful. What happened? What caused the interest in this 13 year old language to go ...
I've been hearing a lot of enthusiasm about functional programming languages lately, with regards to Scala, Clojure, and F#. I've recently started studying Haskell, to learn the FP paradigm. I love ...
Java is fifteen years old. It started life as an alternative to C++ with a comprehensive standard library. Riding on the coattails of the Internet boom, it was popular for writing web applets. Its ...
Does anyone have experience with NoSQL databases (CouchDB, MongoDB, Google's BigTable, Dynamo, Cassandra...)? What was it like? Was it actual production/on the job experience? What will happen to ...