Edd Dumbill (of XML.com fame) asks the question Will Mono Become the Preferred Platform for Linux Development?. He goes on to talk about the state of Mono, about MonoDevelop along with some cool screenshots, as well as what's in store for the future.
Bruce Eckel has written a very insightful entry in his blog on Java Generics. It is interesting to note that Java Generics (as proposed) doesn't significantly add anything that an interface would achieve. I also agree with the part that "it seemed to take C# rather that the loyal Java users to stimulate the Sun … Continue reading Java Generics
My book has been receiving tremendous response. It's amazing! I have been getting "well done" messages combined with suggestions and corrections from so many people. These helpful readers are from UK, USA, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Sweden, ....! It's a truly global village out there. The downside was that my website was down yesterday, but my … Continue reading Global Village
More than 320 visitors have visited my website in the last 2 days alone ! Also, there have been more than 225 downloads of my Python book ( http://www.python.g2swaroop.net/ ) as well !
My article on Mono ( http://www.g2swaroop.net/writings/why-mono/ ) is being discussed at a Slashdot-like site called gildot.org and they are all talking in Spanish! Atleast, I think it is Spanish - I am not sure. If you can understand what they are talking, please tell me what's going on ! Update : Well, it turns out … Continue reading Language Interoperability Problems!
The Halloween 10 document is pretty scary. It's amazing that Microsoft could stoop to such levels to destroy it's competition. We all know that this attempt is pretty futile and SCO will get laughed out of court, but this is just so appalling.
I just wrote down a few of my thoughts in an article titled "Why Mono ?" ( http://www.g2swaroop.net/writings/why-mono/ ). It's about why I think Mono is great and how it makes sense for the next generation of softwares that are going to be written. Mono has the potential to enable much better softwares than was … Continue reading Mono talk
I finished reading The Bourne Supremacy. Such an incredibly complex character - this Jason Bourne! There are two parts to this man - the past called Jason Bourne - the vicious assassin and the other, a scholar called David Webbs. This book is all about how he is recruited by the ruthless government officers to … Continue reading Bourne Again
The Sys-Con awards is an amazing event. The list of winners is literally the who's who of the software world. Read more at http://www.sys-con.com.