Rants, Raves, and Rhetoric v4

Tag: programming

  • Interactive Archives

    My jaw dropped at the end of this blog post Cloud Hosting and Academic Research. There is a value in keeping significant old systems around, even if they no longer have active user bases.  A cloud hosting model seems so right to me–it’s scalable and robust. It just makes sense. But the hosting costs are…

  • Should CS Be Required?

    Each of the nearly 2,000 freshmen entering Georgia Institute of Technology each year must take a computer science course regardless of their major, says Charles Isbell, associate dean for academic affairs at the school’s College of Computing… Similar to traditional general education requirements such as philosophy or world history, the purpose of each courses is to turn out…

  • If a Learning Management System Was a Boat…

    I saw a CompSci.ca blog post for If a programming language was a boat… (through WIRED) and laughed at the descriptions of C, ColdFusion, Java, Perl, PHP, and Ruby. Java is a cargo ship. It’s very bulky. It’s very enterprise~y. Though it can also carry a lot of weight. Will carry a project, but not…

  • links for 2007-11-26

    . Plug and Chug and Crank… « Authentic Assessment (tags: Blackboard_Vista education online_learning onlineeducation) Picnik – edit photos the easy way, online in your browser (tags: photography) Managing the Mess Innovation occurs when huge messes create the need. (tags: programming technology) The Future of Reading (A Play in Six Acts) [dive into mark] (tags: copyright…

  • links for 2007-11-11

    dcbahai.org – Home (tags: Bahá’í webdesign) SF Bahai (tags: Bahá’í webdesign) Calgary Baha’i – Home (tags: Bahá’í webdesign) Photojojo » De-Pixelize Your Photos Instantly with VectorMagic (tags: photography) Regression testing – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (tags: software testing programming) Unicon Assists Georgia Tech with Transition to Open Source Sakai from Proprietary Learning Management System |…

  • links for 2007-10-29

    A Critic at Large: The Well-tempered Web: Reporting & Essays: The New Yorker (tags: music culture) Subtraction: If It Looks Like a Cow, Swims Like a Dolphin and Quacks Like a Duck, It Must Be Enterprise Software (tags: software technology programming)

  • links for 2007-10-04

    Inconsolata (tags: typography programming)

  • links for 2007-08-14

    Bourne Shell Scripting – Wikibooks, collection of open-content textbooks (tags: programming scripting shell reference)

  • links for 2007-07-25

    . Tennessee Baha’i­ School (tags: Bahá’í) WebServices – Axis (tags: webservices Apache xml java documentation programming reference webserver Blackboard_Vista) DevNet (tags: blackboard_vista development lms) WebCT – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (tags: Blackboard_patent wikipedia)

  • links for 2007-07-14

    Welcome to NetBeans (tags: java programming netbeans development software opensource ide)