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 kernel tiered caching question. (5 comments)
Design of Audit logging using SQL Server 2000 Felipe Coury (17)
Anyone familiar with CVFS drives? Clutching at straws (2)
Source control -check-in practice shakal (12)
Shall I teach myself C or C++? GrahamAllan (38)
Simple licensing scheme Massimo Gentilini (3)
Null, exception or something else? Ivan the Immigrant (11)
bad design: one window interfaces for everything Scott (23)
Obfuscation (.net) advice? Steve (6)
Clip Art / Photo Sites john h (5)
visual query editor k (0)
Prompting for info from the domain layer OAB (5)
Todays C++ frameworks Martin (20)
py2app if you don't own a mac Ian Sinke (6)
jms vs database nayan j (6)
Structuring Sequential Code Eric Marthinsen (12)
Software modules glen harvy (7)
website search web_coder (2)
Separation of Content/Design - who has priority? web Scripter. (8)
low latency, high throughput distributed apps falcon (14)
Instantiating objects from file (8)
Ubiquitous language: Means of communication Miika Mäkinen (9)
Fileformat Conversion,need advice on design approaches? Oltmans (11)
Exceptions in Java : who threw ? 28 Projects Later (16)
sqlite w/ multiple threads on MS-Win outback (6)
Rant on Excel Nutmeg programmer (20)
I18N in PHP/Drupal EdNoWeb (1)
(Very) New to Web development YMC (9)
lex and yacc design help ravi kumar (12)
ORM question MyNameIsTony0 (6)
Selecting any text on screen (4)
Deployment of binary PHP extensions Christian (1)
Resources for using REST in Python client frustrated (2)
Bar Code Tech. Mag (13)
Test all input parameteres in method Karsten (6)
Using PELock copy protection? Thomas Dunbar (5)
How do you approach architecting software? John256 (22)
Text editing using only arrow keys Petr Veit (13)
Evolutionary Database Design Gili (12)
Portal-like framework but without the Portal overhead Dario Vasconcelos (5)
Book recommendation for Windows programming Michael Gibson (13)
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