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February 2012


Interfaces of Change

by Mike Riley

Computers are developing new ways of interacting with the world, and you need to master these new paradigms.

Ten Tips for Agile Leaders

by Jonathan Rasmusson

Even if you’re not the leader in name, if you’re trying to be agile, you should read these tips.

Ten Sales Tips for Freelancers

by John Bresnik

You’re not a salesperson, but if you have ever had to deal with a client, you should read these tips.

Scala for the Intrigued

by Venkat Subramaniam

In this sixth installment of his series on Scala, Venkat shows how to create your own higher-order functions.

When Did That Happen?

by Dan Wohlbruck

Dan describes the contributions of Grace Hopper.


Up Front

by Michael Swaine

Change is coming. In fact, it’s already here.

Choice Bits

Drinking from the Twitter firehose.

Meet the Team

Meet Jackie Carter, development editor and opera buff.

The Quiz

A monthly diversion at least peripherally related to programming.


Author sightings, upcoming conferences, and other events of note.

Shady Illuminations

by John Shade

John reflects on the Ultrabook hype and thinks he sees ulterior motives.

But Wait, There’s More...

Coming attractions and where to go from here.

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