October 14, 2011

New Ubuntu Release Offers DevOps Features

Canonical has officially released Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot. The latest release of the Linux distribution includes several new features, but one of the most interesting from an application development standpoint

The Rise of Functional Programming

For more than a decade, object-oriented programming has been the norm. But Larry O’Brien writes that is beginning to change as functional programming approaches become more common. Functional programming “will

What Are Philosophy-Based Design Patterns?

Is studying philosophy academic? After all, we don’t go anywhere by studying it. (See Sidebar 1. Classical Philosophy vs. Analytic Philosophy for a full discussion of philosophy’s limitations.) I think