PragPub: Issue #21

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Issue #21, March 2011

  • Punk Rock Languages
    • In an era of virtual machines and managed environments, C is the original Punk Rock Language.
  • Testing for Web Services
    • Just because you are using an external web API for your site doesn’t mean that BDD principles need to go out the window.
  • Testing for the Cloud
    • The three big differences cloud computing brings with it are really just modern twists on old practices.
  • Software Volatility
    • The fourth in this four-part series of Big Ideas in software development.
  • When Did That Happen?
    • How a great mathematician solved a classic problem and laid the theoretical foundation for modern computers.

Plus: Up Front, Choice Bits, Way of the Agile Warrior, The Quiz, Calendar, Shady Illuminations