inquinity

inquiries into software and technology

Browsing Posts published on July 16, 2011

I have been watching the turmoil in the mobile development world with a great deal of angst.  I don’t have any applications that are at risk, so I could ignore the situation.  The truth is that this is a really big deal, and no one should be ignoring it.  In simple terms, I believe this to be […]

When I was at University, I remember my compiler professor telling me the four rules of writing a compiler: “Make it right, make it right, make it right, make it fast”.  The point was that no matter how fast the compiler was, it was worthless if it didn’t operate correctly; and close wasn’t good enough! […]