posted: April 29th, 2006 · by: Sven
I signed up to the REST Discussion Mailing List a while ago and greatly enjoyed to lurk the really interesting and instructive discussions over there - I learned a big deal from it about my own projects (both past and future ones) from following that.
And yes, it really makes sense to me to better respect HTTP and build more RESTful applications - at the very least when it comes to higher scalability through better caching.
But … having most oftenly been involved in projects where there are highly dynamic and customized pages (think: www.yahoo.com or worse) this seems to be more or less an unsolved problem within REST.
One approach that I came up with (well, at least: conceptually) has been mentioned by Bill Venners.Read the rest of this entry
posted: April 15th, 2006 · by: Sven
I’ve been a happy Textpad user for several years now . I still consider Textpad the best Windows-only texteditor out there. Not that I’ve ever been that much religious about it. I simply found it to be the best-tool-to-get-the-job-done [tm].
I’ve tried several IDEs and editors but especially when it came to write non-Java/non-C++ code I’ve never found anything else that I’d actually use (and buy) - most of the IDEs being bloated beyond compare with tools that “nobody needs” [tm] and that I feel I can replace with tinier external tools far better. And most of the editors being total crap compared with Textpad’s power and simplicity.
But you certainly know. There’s always been that pesky devil sitting on my shoulder and telling me that to become a Real Programmer [trademarked also, of course] one simply *must* learn VIM.Read the rest of this entry