The war caused by Putin’s invasion of Ukraine is shaking the foundations of Swiss neutrality.
I’ve learnt lately that there are many standards for the BASIC programming language.
There’s been plenty of technology wars in the software industry. Here’s a list of those that I got to witness in the past 25 years.
Things That Define Big Software Companies
Looking at the software industry, it appears that most big companies usually share more traits than they would like to admit.
Text Editors for Work
There has been a particular text editor that defined each period of my career as a software developer.
The Argentine Brain Drain
Argentina is currently experiencing a brain drain so strong that it made the headlines on Swiss television.
Memories of Centralized SCMs
It might sound incredible to younger developers out there, but there was a time when Git did not exist.
Steve Jobs vs Bill Gates on Stage
I have had the chance to watch live keynotes by Bill Gates and Steve Jobs; their styles couldn’t have been more different.
Ham Is to Hamsters
I published my first web page in the server of my university.
The Agile Invasion
Something very big happened during the last 20 years: The Agile Invasion™®©.
Once upon a time, there was a programming environment made by Microsoft called Visual J++.
AJAX Before Time
In 2002 I moved back to Switzerland, and found a first job as a developer in a company making a super expensive product nobody needed.
Back in 1997 I was earning some cash writing Active Server Pages in that mutant programming language called VBScript.
As far as I can remember, I have always been fascinated by computers.
12 Years of iPhone – A Developer's Perspective
This is the talk that I gave in the 4th MCE Conference in Warsaw, Poland, on May 8th, 2017 (conference organized by Polidea) and (with updates) at UIKonf on May 15th, 2018 and at NSConfArg on April 20th, 2019.
To Never Forget
In 1992, a section of the football stadium at Bastia, in Corsica, fell right before the beginning of a match.
Happy Birthday Scripting News!
Scripting.com is today 10 years old. It is the oldest running weblog on the web, an incredible source of information through the years.
Open Letter to the People in London
what i feared most was that, because of the “terrorist” attacks, your (our) “liberties” might be cut off.
State of the Art
This article is a copy of a research work I did today, to draw a map of today’s development technologies.
Unix Expo, Remarks by Bill Gates - October 9, 1996
Taken from http://www.microsoft.com/billgates/speeches/industry&tech/uexpo.asp (…) If we go way back in time, Microsoft was actually the first one to go to AT&T and beg to get a nice high-volume commercial license for Unix.
Al principio fue la hoja A4, que digo, la hoja oficio, que digo, el papiro.