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.
Functional Programming - Where's The Beef? BrotherBeal (24 comments)
A language rant that turns into a book question AverageMidget (20)
How To Manage Network Disconnection Phillip Flores (15)
Discovering Database structure question (MySQL) The Dude (Not Lebowski) (8)
Unit Testing Payroll Developer (7)
Firefox Columns Casey Kriutzfield (5)
Simple Access Query IanH (5)
Multi-language SQL Server question Karl Perry (6)
LAMP or J2EE EdNoWeb (6)
Windows File Transfer J Phillips (4)
Firebird DB questions Anthony (8)
Optimizing a custom tag search jde (4)
Outlook Forms for Offline? anonymous (1)
MySQL Timestamp vs PHP Timestamp CODING IN THE NAME (3)
Embarrassed to ask, call a function on another machine Frank Weiss (10)
"Thinking in Java" and nested interfaces Jeroen Jacobs (8)
Designing a Form Builder Robert Jones (4)
Multi-language support for VB6 app? Karl Perry (10)
Best, cheapest way to do simple calendaring function on website Paul Stock (5)
Refactoring tool (not VS.NET) Jack (11)
Data Modeling Suggestions: Survey Tool db_rider (4)
Where to put software documents? Bryan (6)
How to express a multi-row constraint in the DB? kisch (11)
Skins for user interface, Good or Bad? Paul Greatskin (12)
Buying UML & ERD tools? John (5)
Database locking in a web environment CODING IN THE NAME (29)
Using READ_COMMITED transaction isolation Gili (8)
Interface Design Transformers (2)
How do you fill your entity data for browsing? wmasm (4)
Aesthetics of saving 'state' for UI in database Urumi (8)
Database field size for storing file paths Nick Hebb (6)
can state machine be paused and resumed? falcon (13)
Version control strategy for frequent releases JW (2)
Comparing the file paths. Kiran (7)
Multi platform scripting Anon for this (11)
Designing on a USB Tablet Jon from ProactiveLogic (10)
Introductory book to the internet... Donald Adams (10)
Affordable ER Diagram Tool Aaron Smith (7)
First name, middle name, last name.  Why not Full Name? searchName (41)
DB2 performance tool mrc (1)
Status/Static Table (Flyweight Pattern) ORM Hydration Jason Marcell (3)
Templates, OO Design, and Unit testing (0)
SQL Server - Hiding stored procedure code Marc A (8)
Tracking Modifications of objects Andy (7)
'Rich' web UI Christopher Wells (6)
New site Mikael Bergkvist (13)
AIR like frameworks neo (1)
MapReduce Benjamin Manes (3)
Does PHP work well for fairly complex business logic? walterbyrd (13)
How Do I Design a WSS Development Environment? Matt (5)
Auditing approaches neo (7)
PHP _GET and _POST (should they be mixed)? ICodeThereForeIAmBored (6)
MySQL row based table locking like Oracle's OraRowScn ICodeThereForeIAmBored (2)
sp_executeSQL Friday (4)
2D CAD Library/ Engine for MFC/ C++ CAD anon (5)
Unit testing philosophies? Brian Richter (4)
Java and Python IPC.. Ace Nimrod (6)
MVC trouble coder (14)
Reading guide to VOIP technology (for developers?) Hank Landry (3)
A better way to replace these strings? (17)
How To implement Tagging Chris Hoffman (5)
Java equivalent of .NET MonthCalendar md (1)
Former Singletonholic, now statically sober OneMist8k (21)
VB 6.0 to .net 2.0 conversion Furqan Baqai (3)
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