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.
Software (Development|Engineering)? John (20 comments)
Recommendation - Class Diagraming Software Joe Paradise (10)
Packaging Java applications Jacob (12)
Multi-threaded programming ThreadMan (35)
Joel Interview & VBScript NetFreak (6)
The Process of Design Scott (11)
Source code encryption Ken Deji (9)
IT Conversations Interview -- No Unit Testing? Crimson (5)
Cross platform (Win32/X11) widget/GUI toolkits? Mitch & Murray (from Downtown) (23)
Daily Build vs. Zero Defect Jeremy (15)
Multi-language app (7)
Dilemma: When to commit changes when lots of sub-popups? Teller (9)
Application Architecture Sobriquet (10)
What about UNICOWS? Hello World (2)
Feature request for JOS forums .NET Developer (7)
Metaprogramming in Heron - Revisited in a big way Christopher Diggins (4)
"Login" is not a Use Case Caffeinated (13)
App design mockups - 1st failure. Gurker (24)
Javascript-heavy interfaces - why now? Ivan-Assen Ivanov (8)
Features or Ease-of-Use? Pythonic (7)
C++ versus .NET/VB/Java etc. Hello World (14)
Requisite Books Query ; (6)
Tool to start designing an app? Fred (9)
Uploading files to a web site in a Windows app? S. Tanna (10)
Indentation preference in a SELECT/CASE statement. bpd (8)
Copy protection software recommendations Samuel Jack (15)
Suggestions on HD Partitions Mr. Analogy {Shrinkwrap ISV owner} (24)
Existance of libraries Slug (10)
FogBUGZ list view Herr Herr (3)
P2P - Bandwidth - Upload:Download - Proportionate? KayJay (7)
REALBasic Vs. wxWidget Vs. Net RM (15)
Design of Assertion Checking System Paddy Ganti (8)
Manipulating bitmaps amol (6)
Handling Cancel buttons in a web appp. (21)
Paper Prototyping - a concept that just feels utterly "right" Crimson (8)
Learning C++ Question Justin Kolb (24)
Misusing higher level languages? Why, exactly? Bored Bystander (13)
protected constructors(?) and group loading Vince (1)
Design of Collaborative Filtering Software aartist (1)
Schema Awareness Greg Tomkins (10)
implementing all this talk of tags... monsur (4)
File extensions Dennis (7)
Record locking Guyon Morée (7)
Forum architecture reuse Li-fan Chen (5)
Gmail labels rather than folders Ged Byrne (3)
Categorisation instead of splitting the forums Andrei Sedelnikov (19)
vote by email UN Vote Observer (8)
Wintertree Spellcheck Applet Matthew Lock (1)
Fishbowl Nerd Stories runtime (3)
Design of forum software muppet (7)
Using ini-files with VB 6.0 Practical Geezer (6)
UI prototyping VS. Use Case Modeling frustrated system analyst (14)
The OS as hardware Yet another anon (12)
What is the "social interface"? Tereza Snyder (11)
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