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.
db design question: one table per user? newbie (27 comments)
migrating from jet to ? Bankstrong (19)
Good middleware for CE.NET applications? James Richard (1)
XML -- How to get started? Duff (6)
IIF format Sandy (4)
Where does a user class go? Paul Norrie (1)
Need a trigger from Excel on activating a workbook Bankstrong (7)
Web-like interface in Windows app Me (8)
Generic Permission and Role tables... zigzag (18)
Enabling Screen saver selection in Windows XP. Kiran (2)
Java and Excel... Nigel (2)
message consumer versions James Rosen (6)
Backup a linux system? user (16)
Subversion versus CVS Roger Jack (24)
PocketPC Synchronization? Karl Perry (9)
Good Online Software Applications LikeMe (8)
Database portability Miguel Diez (10)
Native XML databases? schmoe (10)
Dynamic DOM and Page Refresh John Topley (6)
PL/SQL Umman Chandy (7)
GMail's design philosophy is off --Josh (24)
Generating the written word Eric Marthinsen (5)
How to store passwords? Max (12)
wxPython positive experience so far John Foxx (15)
disabling buttons on web form Allen (3)
Are there ALWAYS 60 seconds in a minute? Caffeinated (51)
XAML/SVG or Xamlon for Production Level Project Jimbo (2)
uid Colm O'Connor (6)
HART Procotol Hart To Hart (6)
ActiveX/COM - Applets/Servlets - Flash/?  Rich Internet Apps IDontKnow (9)
Application upgrade - data schema update MicroISV Guy (12)
"The WebApp is Dead, Long Live Avalon!" Adham Shaaban (22)
Cross-platform GUI dilemma John Foxx (24)
Best default view of calendars? Week? Today? or Month? Li-fan Chen (10)
Feature Request Anon (12)
Any Value in Includes? Ben (5)
The system shall... Just bored... (12)
calling functions in perl Wisea** (9)
Google's Use Of XMLHttpRequest Trying To Learn This Stuff (3)
What does "state of the art" mean? John Foxx (14)
UML interactions Christopher Wells (7)
Automated bits... Groove (1)
Export to EPS Denn (2)
URL Tracking Not 100% About This Stuff (6)
Trolltech Qt Designer Far A. Field (2)
Free icons for web application and client/server? j2e (6)
How to make custom Excel macro/button available to all workbooks Blue State Bitch (4)
What are the best Language&technologies for Point-of-Sale SW Sunny (11)
How to handle errors in my application Jerome (12)
Lisp and Lispworks? John Foxx (28)
How to handle progress updates? Guyon Morée (7)
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