I've been interested in implementations of dynamic languages in mainstream languages for a while. IronPython and Jruby have been showing great progress, and especially jruby has achieved a status where it can run rails apps in a java app server. Dynamic languages has their own set of advantages, and sometimes I really miss their features. … Continue reading Dynamic languages in mainstream languages, will they work?
Microsoft has just offered Yahoo over 44 billion dollars to buy them. This is a very serious amount, and everyone seems to agree that there is one other actor that forced Microsoft into this move: Google. I've been having a discussion with many of my colleagues, and friends about why Google is considered as a … Continue reading Companies of a higher dimension