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PragPub, February 2010

Table of Contents


  • by Chris Adamson
    An iPhone developer reflects on the iPad and the hype surrounding its announcement.
  • interviewed by Michael Swaine
    Is Apple’s latest creation a game changer? Some smart Apple watchers weigh in.
  • by Johanna Rothman
    Johanna shows how to thread the barriers to Agility when failure is not an option for your project.
  • by Brian Hogan
    Brian shows off some of the magic of Sass, a DSL for generating stylesheets.
  • by Dan Wohlbruck
    In honor of Herman Hollerith’s 150th birthday, Dan surveys 100 years of information-recording technology.


  • by Michael Swaine
    Programming from punch cards to the iPad.
  • Tweets, posts, and chatter on programming and life.
  • by Daniel Steinberg
    Steve Jobs demos the iPad and delivers a subliminal word to the wise: Focus on the user.
  • by Andy Lester
    Andy Lester explains why you career will benefit from public speaking, and how to get started.
  • by Michael Swaine
    Working with another person can change your perception of time.
  • by Michael Swaine
    A monthly diversion at least peripherally related to programming.
  • Author sightings, partner events, and other notable happenings.
  • by John Shade
    John sees Google’s adventures in China as a road picture starring James Dean and directed by David Lynch, David Cronenberg, or Neill Blomkamp.