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PragPub, March 2011

Table of Contents


  • by Chris Adamson
    In an era of virtual machines and managed environments, C is the original Punk Rock Language.
  • by Noel Rappin
    Just because you are using an external web API for your site doesn’t mean that BDD principles need to go out the window.
  • by Adam Goucher
    The three big differences cloud computing brings with it are really just modern twists on old practices.
  • by Tim Ottinger, Jeff Langr
    The fourth in this four-part series of Big Ideas in software development.
  • by Dan Wohlbruck
    How a great mathematician solved a classic problem and laid the theoretical foundation for modern computers.


  • by Michael Swaine
    A Polemic on Programming and Punk Rock
  • A few selected sips from the Twitter stream.
  • by Jonathan Rasmusson
    If companies simply trusted their people, a lot of the waste on software projects would go away.
  • by Michael Swaine
    A monthly diversion at least peripherally related to programming.
  • After a slow-ish winter, things are really heating up this spring.
  • by John Shade
    John considers why Microsoft jumped onto Nokia’s burning platform.