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PragPub, July 2012

Table of Contents


  • by Michael Nygard
    Michael gives a blow-by-blow account of dealing with “the only load test that matters.”
  • by Christoph Pater
    When technical debt is out of control, who you gonna call?
  • by Michael Swaine
    In writing about the history of the personal computer, the author finds some threads that run through the whole yarn.
  • by Venkat Subramaniam
    In the latest installment of his series on the Scala language, Venkat shows the power of chaining traits.


  • by Michael Swaine
    As one series winds down, two others begin.
  • The early reviews of Microsoft Surface are in and they’re... too early.
  • Author sightings, upcoming conferences, and other events of note.
  • by John Shade
    John discovers that email is broken and offers no solutions.
  • Coming attractions and where to go from here.