Best Software Essays of 2004

Joel On Software is compiling the top essays on the subject of software for the year 2004.  The nominations are up now at http://discuss.joelonsoftware.com/default.asp?best04.  Go give them a read.

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Code Editor Learning Curves

A friend of mine put this together.  It’s a graphical representation of the learning curve for some common code editors.  It seems quite accurate.

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Enjoy the Silence

I just recently got done with a round of upgrades to my computer.  I didn’t increase the amount of RAM or get a new processor.  No, I got new fans.  The difference is amazing.  When I built the computer I has gone with a high-quality motherboard, case, fast processor, good RAM, etc. but I’d skimped…

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