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In an article entitled ‘From Software Development to Software Assembly’ (currently accessible w/o login) in the most recent issue of IEEE Software, Harry Sneed and Chris Verhoef argue that increasing software maintenance costs combined with skill shortages mean that organisations have to move from original software development to much more extensive use of pre-packaged, off-the-shelf […]

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A pensioner learns Python

When I was younger, I thought of myself as a pretty good programmer. I started with Algol 60 in 1970 and since then have learned (and forgotten) lots of programming languages. But as my career developed and interests evolved, I spent more time managing people who programmed rather than programming myself and focusing on software […]

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