Java and Gosling's FUD - madness or desperation?
For a while now, people have been talking about the fall from favour of Java (aka the new COBOL). Today Obie Fernandez points to some hopelessly weak arguments against scripting / dynamic languages …...read post
SAP: temporary loss of touch with reality?
At this year’s Sapphire in Boston, Shai Agassi came out with some astounding and questionable views on free and open source software: “Open-source technologies such as Python and PHP, to name just...read post
SAP at JAX 2004
My friend Matthew Langham reports on SAP at JAX 2004 in Frankfurt (Matthew is giving a total of three sessions at JAX). It’s not that SAP hasn’t had a presence at other non-SAP events before now; it’s...read post