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.
VFP 3rd party class architecture/framework? Greg G (9 comments)
A Windows UI thing I just noticed Larry Lard (8)
Modern UI principles for windows vishy (4)
Has web technology replaced desktop need? vishy (14)
graphics programming on AJAX-based sites CodeClarity (9)
Optional Fields Gavin Laking (7)
PHP PITA Talib Kweli (14)
VB6 and modal form dan (2)
SQLServer Express and MSDE Sevenoaks (10)
C# Object best practices Kieran (6)
what are the differents approaches to test distributed systems? Leonie (5)
OOD, Metrics and Empirical Studies Hayden Melton (3)
Design meta-issues Scott (17)
VS C++ Express Edition first impressions. nameher (28)
Forcing an ajax update from server side event Kieran (1)
Source control for one person project vishy (19)
Bored with HTML Gavin Laking (9)
Cache strategies for a CMS... Craig (15)
One Page, Two User Controls and an event... Kieran (2)
Popek and Goldberg virtualization requirements Andrew Brehm (1)
SQL Retrieval into new table Kieran (14)
Foxpro 2.6 for E-Commerce? Wayne M (12)
Using .NET dll in classic asp __monty__ (1)
Removing duplication Kieran (6)
pointers to functions in Claire Rand (3)
Best option for beginning GUI development Matt (8)
DB question (11)
Using Java double for monetary amounts. anon (29)
OpenLaszlo anyone? ~Eric (2)
ajax library Entropy (2)
Basic OOP question vishy (26)
Tight-coupling examples Eric (17)
How to use code review processes and tools ZeroM (15)
Biztalk Geek Guy (13)
N-Tier database design, Book recommendation Donald Adams (1)
Need some help on abbreviations B Mayfield (4)
Is it a good idea to access a database directly from an app ? Anindya Mozumdar (17)
Autoresponders jeffrey lewis (5)
Art Classes Smoothie (14)
Need advice on database design issue SweetPete (14)
And who says regular expressions are that hard? Derek (66)
Form design (manual form) for computer input. j2e (7)
Translate DLL function into VB (again) Slave_VB_Programmer (6)
Bounds Checker crashes VS 2003 if .NET application debugged Oleg (4)
How does Joel do it? mikael bergkvist (7)
Help! Windows Inventory Dan Kong (3)
Translate DLL function into VB Slave_VB_Programmer (10)
Is ADO threadsafe? cja (6)
Question about MFC ActiveX Full Control Property Page GUIDs Heston T. Holtmann (1)
A plague on onload+setfocus Java GUI Programmer (12)
C++ unit testing Christopher Wells (16)
C++ Book Recomnendations cp (5)
Rhino as compared to Jython... tss (9)
Best Content Management System? Jay (5) vishy (2)
Precise Printing from a browser Art Wilkins (25)
A Googlebug Jonks (7)
Best Practice for different build options in java? Vince (6)
An O/R mapping question Larry Lard (8)
Design of a Webapplication Leonie (3)
Which technology to use ? Sandeep Chavan (6)
C# HTML parser cqcoder (11)
Three Feature Lists Dan Hulton (3)
multiple many to manys a young one (7)
Perfection - or the 80/20 rule... Another Contractor.... (18)
Handling crashes in Windows apps Doug (8)
Java or VB for GUI Aaron (19)
Clas Invariant Vishy Singh (2)
The innerHTML problem mikael bergkvist (8)
what do pointers need to be able to do? Tom (52)
How to write 2 different databases ? John Staffini (13)
fastest, most-lightweight, java app server Entropy (7)
Fastest web language Entropy (39)
Desktop Managment Software Dan Kong (3)
C++ XML DOM Parser Dan Kong (10)
Native Code Windows Programming Rob Reagan (26)
PostgreSQL vs. MySQL vs. Leading Giants K (21)
Single sign-on vs. passwords in-the-app Karl Perry (7)
Efficiency of PCI-Slot-BUS-devices VS Integrated Chipset Devices Heston T. Holtmann, B.Sc.Eng. (4)
Java sockets server Anon for this one (4)
C++ Stacks ~Eric (13)
Different icon "skins" for different platforms? Xplat (7)
Archive Strategy Craig (8)
Integrating my software with SMS gateway Imminent (7)
Oracle Application development Seemore (9)
Mutltithreaded design in web application... tss (9)
Software Engineering Approach Vishal Lamba (5)
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