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.

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ODBC/OLE DB Drivers of PostgreSQL/MySQL RPK (6 comments)
Suggest any Source Control Software Zeeshan Alam (17)
Skiplist datastructure nvidia (4)
Web Application (Database backup woes, payment processing etc.) Coman (6)
Problem using MS XMLHTTPRequest via https ISK (8)
Design guidance (3)
[web apps] Why use engine over source files? Fred (13)
Most elegant way to deliver software over the data pipe anil (5)
Code in english or local language The company owner (16)
Reconstitute an object vishy (4)
Encapulated Binary Search Tree in C++ Steven Gary Noyce (10)
Oracle Warehouse Builder Sevenoaks (3)
A view puzzle k (15)
Installing Versioned Database Updates Aaron Smith (8)
subversion repository - where should it reside? Sam (20)
make mapi non model? Albert D. Kallal (7)
Oracle's CDC package Steve Hirsch (1)
using mshtml newbie (6)
Designing Custom ComboBox Control melon_helmet (1)
database structure for 'loosely' tracking changes over time Peter L. (8)
Calling a C library from C# C#-trouble (7)
Passing Multiple Files to a Script Stephen Sorrell (6)
Creating email with attachment to default mail client? melon_helmet (15)
Testing Web Application? RK (2)
Application by Forms TheDavid (1)
Resolving and managing interactions between objects Kyle Kaitan (15)
Missing Database Entries Talib Kweli (9)
getters/setters confusion...immutable objects vishy (9)
Automated Code Signing Doug (2)
Annotations are great ! Really ? son of parnas (3)
Database abstraction layer Doug (13)
Arbitrarily ordered list mj (7)
Database artificial keys ++ Another Contractor... (13)
Newbie: Delphi Cross Proc Communication melon_helmet (7)
Suggestions for developing PDA companion for a desktop app REL (6)
Database artifical keys Christopher Wells (57)
DCOM, RPC, raw sockets, or...? SW Designer (33)
Navigation after posting a web form Derek I (5) fundamental question-confused vishy (8)
yellowpage database for a local website Anil medio (4)
Smart client online shop back end manager Walterdido (2)
why don't we see OOP vs functional language wars? Tom (30)
Model view presenter vishy (5)
Cutting & Pasting is good Art Wilkins (28)
Multiple Forms or One Form per page? NathanJ (12)
Design Patterns Completely Out of Hand? Bob (8)
SQL Server Dates from Perl Bret (6)
SQL practice vishy (13)
Labelling functionality Anon, not to tip off the competition (5)
Crawlers and Ajax Kieran (7)
Efficiency question on creating classes for ASP.NET online store Wayne M (7)
data storage - where does XML fit in? DotNetNoob (13)
YAML? Steve Hirsch (42)
sticky tests brett (4)
regression testing best practices brett (1)
test case mangement brett (2)
distributed caching in java - weird? never mind (2)
Design related question Water Cooler v2 (7)
Widget interface Mikael Bergkvist (0)
GUI font size for database application (forms)? j2e (8)
object identity and tdd vishy (1)
dependency management brett (6)
WSARecvFrom / IOCP T (9)
Making my stand alone (vb6 MSDE) application client/server. samh (15)
dependencies and makefiles Art Wilkins (23)
DataReceived Event and polling. dlb (4)
For all the C++ gurus.  Please help. Lex (10)
Creatng Word docs from PHP Talib Kweli (9)
Atomic file updates on Windows Michael B (8)
Bidirectional many-to-many self-join Christopher Wells (31)
NTLMv2 Security D in PHX (4)
Formatting large unbreakable text in cells Sajid Khan (5)
Handling a null guid Kieran (17)
Server-side architecture question Christopher Wells (17)
card game engine? falcon (10)
Windows workflow foundation DotNetNoob (9)
Integrating Application aartist (1)
Overriding ApplicationName in SqlMembershipProvider Kieran (1)
Designing software equipped with intelligence RK (20)
Weird parsing question Max (6) 2.0 Membership Providers Kieran (0)
Security for simple Invoicing system suhumaran (20)
Where to download english dictionary in plain text? Phil Gates (8)
Extending SOAP With Session Support? Johan Tibell (1)
Desktop app GUI done with HTML + javascript Michelle Johnson (10)
XML metadata MBJ (9)
Visual Studio 6 Robert L Bailey (2)
adapter and accelerator - what is the difference carlos (6)
Best place to store data Kieran (10)
licensing work carlos (3)
noskipws in C++ doesn't work? Steven Gary Noyce (6)
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