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Links: September 10, 2007

Posted by Bob Warfield on September 10, 2007

It’s faster and easier to build apps in Flex than AJAX:  Wow, that’s quite an admission from an AJAX evangelist.

Tree Map of book sales tells what’s hot or not:  Computers are having a resurgence after many bookstores trimmed shelfspace.

70% of code for games is wasted, here is what to make into a platform: Like I’ve said, people are reinventing a lot of wheels. Pick the right language/platform to get ahead!

A periodic table of visualization methods

Fabulous list of quotes about design.

C is really just a portable assembly language

SaaS data is safer than desktop data

Multicore goodness:  8 vs 2 cores, Transactional Memory, and Erlang

Don’t paint your architecture into a multicore corner

Video:  Web 2.0 Explained in a Minute.  Awesome vid, worth a look!

Ruby will actually remove features to keep it simple

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