This is a guest post from┬áChristian Arno, the founder of Lingo24. Why is software localization important? The very nature of software applications means they can usually be accessed, bought and downloaded regardless of geographic location. The World Wide Web provides potential access to a truly global market but a monolingual application is one with limited […]

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Lately, Dave Winer has been doing a lot of thinking. Dave has been around for a while, so when he starts thinking about interesting questions, we should all be listening. However, I am not saying that we should be agreeing with him, just reading and forming opinions. First, Dave complains about mobile apps and how […]

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Last year, I wrote a post entitled 9 Programming Languages To Watch In 2011. Now that 2011 is basically over, let’s see what happened to these languages over the course of the year. As a reminder, these languages were selected because I expected to see larger than average movement, either up or down. So, there […]

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Like many software developers, I have toyed with many languages over the years. Some languages have grown in popularity and others have waned. Today, I would like to give thanks to those esoteric, arcane, rare and industry changing languages in a nice A-Z listing. Some are old, some are new, some are popular, some are […]

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How quickly we forget what the dark ages of RDBMS was like. Researching NoSQL solutions is not much different than researching RDBMS software in the mid-90s. Each solution had their problems, some of them severe, and most of the problems would be fixed within a few short release cycles. So, the current problem is how […]

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