I've written dozens of technical articles for trade magazines, and I still write every once in a while. During the fall of 1999, I participated as correspondent for In Publishing in the launch of the Borland Community site. In Publishing gathered at the time an extraordinary team of technical writers:
These are the the articles I wrote for In Publishing. They were published at the Borland Community web site. You can reach a local copy by following the title's link.
September 27, 1999
A true story
What "revolution"? A long-term open-source enthusiast describes his conversion.
October 4, 1999
The true meaning behind open source licenses
What does all this licensing stuff really mean?
October 11, 1999
Start the revolution without me
Confused by the ruckus over open-source software? Bobby McFerrin had it right: Don't worry, keep hacking.
October 18, 1999
Extreme programmers brave the open source slopes.
October 25, 1999
The lesson of Agincourt
Open source programming underdogs may have more advantages than their critics imagine. But whether they win or lose in the end, it's their story that inspires.
November 1, 1999
Programmers or entrepreneurs?
When royalties are out of the question, programmers find innovative ways of earning profits, such as providing value-added services. New ways of making business out of open source are being invented every day.
November 8, 1999
Y2K: the beginning of the end?
Will open source software development be smothered by the patents avalanche or help to end it?
November 15, 1999
Launching a full-blown IDE for a brief Java programming excursion can be like driving the car to a nearby shopping mall. If you have ever imagined the equivalent of a Java bicycle, your fantasy may have come true with BeanShell v.
November 22, 1999
The monopoly monster
So Microsoft is a monopolistic monster. What are you going to do, gather the whole village to assault the castle with hoes and pitchforks? Burn it down with torches? Get real.
November 29, 1999
Xtreme testing for Delphi programs
A standard testing framework for Delphi has been long overdue. Now there is one and it's even open source.
June 20, 2000
Like the reptile it's named after, Python squishes problems little by little.
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