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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Java, .NET, C++ ?? Bob Daniels (44 comments)
Magazines on software design and development Boris Rogge (8)
auto record revert my buffer (1)
Dev Team Performance measurement iDev (1)
From legacy Win app (C++) to .NET Future Unclear (15)
Complex Unit testing Developer #13 (10)
Program to interfaces Newbie (10)
Installers... Mike Barns (12)
Does anyone really use the Unified Process? Paul Brown (22)
DLLs/OCXs in Install dir - Development Problems Nick Koranda (3)
Never Fast Enough NetFreak (23)
Clipboard Viewer AlexB (2)
GUI component library for C++ Needs_Components (8)
Best RAD environments Ben Mc (11)
Tags in subversion: What's the point? Matt Brown (8)
Object to procedural - for viewing Gorf (7)
Java screen package for character cell terminal? XYZZY (3)
The cheap software to buy whether or not? henry (2)
SQL SELECT... retep (10)
state machine type software specification Falcon (11)
Dilemma ... Confused!!! (16)
Bytes, words, ints... Justin Bouffard (19)
Q: Server or Client Side XML Transformation? Former COBOL Programmer (3)
parsing newbie (11)
Version Control PHP on FreeBSD Eli Garcia (3)
Need tips/advice - https from desktop to a web server evil bert (1)
Username Format Steve Nelson (20)
Database in a shrinkwrap application - which one? Robodale (25)
_matherr in Visual C++ S Tanna (8)
Conversational Error Messages Paul Stovell (15)
Where to put Exceptions? Parisian developer ISO cute geek girl (13)
Communication between layers andrew deakins (6)
RSS/XML adding extra tags Berlin Brown (5)
does anybody use UML in open source? adam (16)
Code Documentation moons (10)
Database design for messaging queues Berlin Brown (15)
Pdf Component for the Web bigjimslade (1)
How to manage a database connection in a loop? Glueless (5)
Interaction with third party app. How to unit test? AlphaBeta (3)
design issue? (2)
Usability Issue with our Application Nick Koranda (17)
Backtracking local path from UNC path Karl Perry (9)
People familiar with CMM/CMMI? KC (10)
Code Reading technique Gautam (15)
Data Access Layer vs get/set Lorenzo Bolognini (9)
Unicode support in Delphi? Bored Bystander (15)
organising conversions nick nick, new rep (6)
Template for Stored Procedures Craig Hudson-Bennett (4)
Scripts in Application Nick Koranda (12)
bit of info about SAP... surreal (6)
Sharing COM interfaces between projects Steve (8)
How many (functions/methods) per source file ? Dan White (17)
Fundamental Question about XML & Databases... Soft Duck AKA Skeletor (5)
Don't touch that code! Chris Steinbach (19)
AVI files Hari (3)
C++ temporary objects on throw Gorf (16)
Design of RSS like REST system Berlin Brown (5)
Converting size_t to int Ryan Phelps (7)
Perl CGI security? iDevelop (6)
Handling formatting in localized strings Lorenzo Bolognini (3)
I'm a Python Man BenjiSmith (39)
Where are good/standard visual metaphors? A Random Transmission from the Ether (10)
How to increment Version/Build Numbers PaulS (7)
Modular/reusable documentation? Christopher Wells (5)
compelling reasons for modular designs Max (6)
State pattern or table driven FSM? v (15)
Learning to write use cases Stephen Caldwell (10)
Improving the speed of CPU bound application badaiaqrandista (25)
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