The Design of Software (CLOSED)

A public forum for discussing the design of software, from the user interface to the code architecture. Now closed.

The "Design of Software" discussion group has been merged with the main Joel on Software discussion group.

The archives will remain online indefinitely.
Linux code beautifiers HJ (10 comments)
Cross DB Vendor queries Steve Hirsch (12)
how do I do this? web newbie (3)
Complex web form Property Search (7)
O/R Mapping Annie (7)
CMS confusion (3), MSSQL and shared host. How to partition the DB? AnonForNow (8)
need help with model interface (MVC) rookie_coder (8)
Access-Oracle Regular Migration Rohit (4)
Web-based Software Installer Nik Cubrilovic (5)
ROR Object Oriented? SCADA Guy (6)
New Features create problems for average users Scott (21)
Interactive wireframing tool? dcgreg (6)
Consuming real-time market data ticks Dilip (24)
Useful or not? Mikael Bergkvist (9)
JBoss Remoting problems bossed around (2)
OO Design Question The Dude (17)
Handling Per-Customer Customisation Squidward Tentacles (12)
Outlook Drag & Drop Sevenoaks (1)
Good or Bad: One Function Per File Meganonymous Rex (21)
Database Optimisation DB (12)
C++: pure virtual function called BillT (31)
Css and Select in IE 6/7 Kieran (3)
Which Design should I use??? Esprit_tolerant (4)
A new web storage design? Ben Bryant (9)
Optionality of XML Attributes John Topley (16)
Automatic refresh or "get results" button? Radu094 (9)
Utility to determine file types. mynameishere (11)
Recommends on web event calendar Snorkel (4)
Inlining Functions Philip Connors (14)
XML Meta Editor? Husker (6)
Creating a dll from a python code? WestSorkin (20)
Please recommend a UML tool for a developer? John Dexter (13)
HTTP vs FTP for software updates. Albert D. Kallal (21)
SQL howto question (grouping and summarising) AH (5)
Programmer behavior observed OneMist8k (24)
database question Guillaume (10)
Design and Innovation Cards John Sloan (6)
salting passwords rbny (10)
I waste way too much time on design... anon for this one (17)
How to I "inherit" an interface? Mark Petryk (4)
Best 'Search' interface? Miranda (7)
To throw an exception or not? Mr. John Shaft (10)
app.config locations Mike Saeger (2)
designing a new protocol debjit ghosh (8)
Designing a simple file format Andreas Werner Paulsen (17)
Database schema design question MVE (3)
Designing Concurrent Software - .NET vs Erlang Tejus Sawjiani (16)
Data repository delivering of data incrementally (1)
ActiveX/COM client problem Mark Petryk (10)
Database Design: One field relates to one of 3 tables? vitriol (10)
RCP revisited OneMist8k (14)
Universal save - Why use it universal (7)
software shutting down my PC anon to protect the guilty (13)
Delphi File Dependencies - If Any Ignorant Dude (11)
Tradeoff: Text protocol using Base-64 or binary protocol? Anonymous (21)
JSP/JSTL question couldnt find answer anywhere else Bot Berlin (3)
Testing complex business flows BurtRiddley (4)
Qt + Accessibility: examples? Aaron DC (4)
PHP (byte-code cached) vs Python Performance? Henry (8)
Lightweight class representation Urumi (10)
Never use stored procedures? Don Vince (44)
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