Conway in Rexx, Cobol, and Fortran
Here’s more dabbling in programming languages to re-create my venerable interpretation of Conway’s Game of Life, this time using three stereotypical languages of the IBM galaxy: the Rexx scripting language, good old COBOL, and Fortran 95.
Java Applets in 2023
I’ve explained recently how to display Macromedia Flash movies in 2023, using Ruffle; today we’re going to learn how to run Java Applets in your modern browser of 2023, without having to install Java. Yes, it’s possible.
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.
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.
Published in 1975, “The Mythical Man-Month” is considered an all-time classic in the software engineering field.