Tagged "history"

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.

Douglas Crockford

Around 2002 I found a small website created by a certain Douglas Crockford, in which he claimed that JavaScript was the World’s Most Misunderstood Programming Language.

The Agile Invasion

Something very big happened during the last 20 years: The Agile Invasion™®©.

Visual J++

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.

Server-Side JavaScript in 1997

Back in 1997 I was earning some cash writing Active Server Pages in that mutant programming language called VBScript.

Programmable Calculators

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.

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.

Cuanto?

Al principio fue la hoja A4, que digo, la hoja oficio, que digo, el papiro.