What good is open source when you can not compile it?

Ok, this is a rant, so be prepared to hear some whining. I have spent almost two days trying to compile Apache Axis2, for I needed a java web services solution. I could have used the latest binaries, but the problem is there is a bug in the eclipse plugin source, and IF I can … Continue reading What good is open source when you can not compile it?

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Scripting, and different strategies

In the past, scripting has been a real strength of Microsoft technologies. I've seen some very capable solutions built with visual basic, and as new generations of technologies emerged, I expected Microsoft to provide more robust solutions. Scripting is important, because it lets you come up with flexible solutions. Most of the arguments which are … Continue reading Scripting, and different strategies