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PragPub

July 2012

Features

Tales from the Ops Side

by Michael Nygard

Michael gives a blow-by-blow account of dealing with “the only load test that matters.”

Technical Debt Counselors

by Christoph Pater

When technical debt is out of control, who you gonna call?

Threads

by Michael Swaine

In writing about the history of the personal computer, the author finds some threads that run through the whole yarn.

Scala for the Intrigued

by Venkat Subramaniam

In the latest installment of his series on the Scala language, Venkat shows the power of chaining traits.

Departments

Up Front

by Michael Swaine

As one series winds down, two others begin.

Choice Bits

The early reviews of Microsoft Surface are in and they’re... too early.

Calendar

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

Shady Illuminations

by John Shade

John discovers that email is broken and offers no solutions.

But Wait, There’s More...

Coming attractions and where to go from here.

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