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.
Simple string processing..what do you use? Albert D. Kallal (36 comments)
Yes/No buttons in dialogs? Stephen Friedrich (25)
C++ NULL vs. Zero hoser (19)
billing systems database design very newbie (8)
Perl for developing complete enterprise applications? Anyone? Arshad Tanveer (16)
Software Intent/Requirements Michael Johnson (6)
Freshly written legacy code Chris Steinbach (12)
C++ Standard for delete of NULL (15)
RAII, contructor throws, ugliness results Parisian developer ISO cute geek girl (34)
Use GNU Make to build installer? Burner (10)
My thoughts on learning Ruby... Doug Martin (7)
Spam on this forum Nimeni Iupi (9)
Running a Windows batch file from GNU make Burner (3)
A Florida State University Grad Tries to Be Funny John R. Woodward (2)
CIFS WriteFile performance *awful* Michael B (8)
Follow OO design rules to the limit or not?! Jorge Carvalho (6)
OpenSource Stack: Berlin Brown (19)
Hierarchical database structures comp.lang.c refugee (13)
Object reference loops (15)
Can wxWindows be beautiful on the Mac? Lou Franco (25)
What do I call that variable ? Martin Waller (9)
Store XML in SQL Server Text Column? Weef (4)
Correct way to arrange projects in SourceSafe? MFCProgrammer (12)
Do my object-oriented leanings make me a fuddy-duddy? Just Dave (17)
Looking for a Activexgrid control. Albert D. Kallal (13)
Hanging on to character-user-interface applications? Rex Gozar (10)
Visual Inheritance and MVC Geoff Bennett (4)
Database design for library system that supports MARC? iDevelop (5)
"not" or "= False" cja (42)
Best way to manage DB connections with PHP and lots of users? PHPNewbie (2)
Great software comic... Bob Walsh (3)
Big up-front design! B Nguyen (8)
Need some suggestions on a C# data structure design mark (4)
Self Documenting Code and other Myths Jason Hitchings (29)
.NET Visual Inheritance and MVC disaster Geoff Bennett (8)
allpairs generator with constraints Bill Smith (2)
CopyFile over CIFS Michael B (3)
MSHTML Question Wayne Bloss (2)
CVS question Frank (8)
Swirling in a sea of disbelief DazedAndConfused (31)
Hook into right click menu of an application? MFC Programmer (5)
design of software dil.b.ert (19)
fast compares newbie (27)
Word counting component is needed. steffi cui (0)
Serial Numbers/Registration Keys Soon so very soon (17)
PDF Compression PDF Developer (5)
Document imaging/data entry component? anonymous (0)
Common Language and Collaboration Nonymous (2)
Centralised Configuration JDeveloper (3)
Vexed XSL/XML DOM parsing in IE6 - Hellllp!! stumped by DOM (4)
Open Proces Framework Berlin Brown (2)
Windows 2000/XP added style elements Michael B (2)
why is mdi bad? ElbowsHigh (38)
Excel COM reference in C# project Don Vince (6)
FTP Upload ActiveX Rudolf F. Vanek (3)
Acquiring MARC records? (library automation) iDevelop (1)
R I A TechDeveloper (5)
Disscusion Forum software question Jeremy E (6)
GW-BASIC Fred Macdonald (8)
environment variables (3)
A proper taskbar? hiffy (5)
lots of choices in html form interface Wannabee Webdev (8)
How does CoPilot..."bypass firewalls/routers"...? Petar (14)
Library cataloging terminology. iDevelop (7)
C DLL from C#/.NET - newbie, please help! C# /.NET noob (7)
Knowledge and Intelligence TechDeveloper (15)
Periodic execution under Windows Michael B (8)
I18n problem with foreign language OS Travelling Steve (4)
Well-considered use of libraries within a software project Boris Rogge (6)
What controls the window's system menu icon? Michael B (2)
really basic OO question from n00b pottersfield (2)
Did I miss any tips? David Ing (4)
HTML reports from A. Nonymous (0)
GUI APIs - How is it basically done Unknown (3)
WNDPROC - how you handle it today? Berlin Brown (6)
How to find other instances of running app? Michael B (14)
What techn[ologie|ique]s for executing on windows apps servers? (3)
advantages/disadvantages of static methods? I should totally know this (13)
Delphi Component for PDF Joe (4)
treeview & data newbie coder (19)
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