Web 2.0 Patterns

During the last decade software patterns emerged as one of the most successful forms of reuse. The Gang of Four 23 Design Patterns, the POSA Architecture Patterns, Fowler’s Enterprise Application Patterns, or the xUnit Test Patterns (to name just a few) changed in a fundamental way the way we craft software. If you are involved…

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PLoP 2008 Call for Papers

*********************************************************************                        CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS     15th Conference on Pattern Languages of Programs (PLoP 2008)       October 18-20, 2008 – co-located with OOPSLA 2008                   Nashville, Tennessee, USA                  http://hillside.net/plop/2008/               Papers Submission deadline is May 2nd ********************************************************************* ABOUT PLoP Pattern Languages of Programs (PLoP(tm)) conference is a premier event for pattern authors and pattern enthusiasts to…

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ICWSM 2008

One of the things that surprised me at OOPSLA 2007 was the amount of traction that social media is getting. The crowd attending the 2007 WikiSym was larger than other co-located events that I remember from past OOPSLAs. Consequently I decided (with encouragement from my colleague Matt Hurst) to attend the International Conference on Weblogs…

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Blews in the Seattle PI via TechFest 2008 Coverage

TechFest 2008 takes place this week in Redmond. The Seattle PI has a piece about it, and it’s great to see Blews (BLogs + nEWS), one of the projects I’m increasingly involved with, mentioned in the article. If this piques your interest read Michael Gamon’s explanations (with a photo of the team at the bottom),…

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