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.
Advice on timezones Unix w/ Python & Perl dot for this one (10 comments)
Approach for system design questions Anurag Laddha (7)
MySQL:  Compound Key Optimisation James Birchall (4)
Java find deprecated methods Gav (4)
SAX Parsing Question Sri (4)
Software Engineering Jargons Peter (10)
Optimisation/Code re use/Code duplication... that sorta thing Gornin (6)
Index: Primary or Unique? Christopher Wells (15)
Trying to grok OO programming. How's this approach? Mr. Analogy {Shrinkwrap µISV} (9)
Using VBS for a build process CaliforniaCoder (7)
should caller or func defn control by ref or by val? Q (4)
Got a Maths giggle for somebody... Gavin Laking (22)
Detect Bounced Emails Phil Gates (3)
Recommendations for a good HTML editor? Duncan Bayne (3)
Ajax for intanet web app? noone (5)
Find data width in Excel AM (3)
Book Guiding OO Project noone (1)
Addition to the java language; dynamic/runtime casting Bot Berlin (11)
Accessing Field Value of selected DropDown List Record Robert Lerner (2)
Usability testing my filter Kieran (3)
Handle thousands of transactions every second Barry Gyllenhall (16)
C++ OOP Question:  This has to be possible Help please....Oh please help :) (18)
Store Information safely Trial (7)
What do you look for in a (C/C++) unit testing framework? Name (17)
30Day Trial Period End - Kill App or Cripple it? MurderTrial (10)
Store Images and String Roller (7)
T-SQL Coding Standard Casper Nielsen (17)
E-commerce blues... Wayne M. (9)
Retrieving rows from multiple tables to fill MS Access Report.. RK (8)
Looking for references on maintaining large code bases (anon) (13)
Quick question about Dreamweaver? anonymous_coward (9)
System Design Kelley (6)
What’s the problem? Derek Thomson (12)
How do I return errors in REST? Raj Chaudhuri (5)
Nested (?) SQL Group By Robert Lerner (7)
WTL Property Sheet Wizard (2)
oh static..static static dan (4)
Storing app's XML files 230 Volts (6)
Books related to AJAX jam (3)
unicode postgres a (0)
ETL :: view or not to view code junky (7)
CSS style change not updating until JS finishes chloraphil (6)
It should pass static analysis, but it's still crappy code son of parnas (6)
Generating Custom Reports K (10)
Merging records. RPK (6)
Ambiguous REST addresses Tim Hastings (5)
QA Resources Justin Barker (4)
browser testing on a mac sam (5)
Design challenge Laura (7)
Peer to Peer Programming Zeeshan Alam (2)
Which temp folder? Buner (1)
Encoding problems in python digguser (3)
Binaries in Database TheDavid (13)
ATL Base64Encode / Base64Decode Meganonymous Rex (1)
I must be doing something silly (DLL Declare in VB) Nick Koranda (7)
C arrays vs pointers Kartik Agaram (10)
Documenting C++ Jason (10)
Shared Development Environment Developer (4)
New to C/C++, what Profilers are available Nick Koranda (8)
Should I use the Command pattern? Dale Lawrence (3)
Incremental Virus Scanning Clueless Scan Victim (5)
What is the boundary between analysis and design? Ryan (9)
Do you consider your platform when you do high level design? Ryan (14)
SQL Select problem - next & previous records surreal (10)
How to "re-brand" HTML pages Finn Heitmann (1)
Problem with word wrapping algorithm Nick Hebb (10)
design question Dale Lawrence (1)
Windows Forms user interface best practices? Jesse (5)
Designing Database Centric Applications Ryan (22)
Codeline management Adriano Bertucci (3)
Unit testing of servlet MVC-1 oriented java code Bot Berlin (3)
makefile makefile newbie (10)
Why unit test when QA tools can do the same thing? Deepak Trama (18)
Design Question. Stuck! (7)
CA OPENROAD? Chris Parisi (2)
Is there a way to prevent deltion of an object? Dale Lawrence (12)
Good book on web basics anyone? Deepak Trama (7)
[Java] Anonymous classes and serialisation AH (0) versus Flash Mike Pentney (19)
How do you use UML? on behalf of someone else (8)
Software Protection / Obfuscation MagicPixels (5)
Debugging email sends Deepak Trama (4)
How to make my application receive email(without pop3) AfterGlow (7)
Threading question: function or method? Dale Lawrence (5)
How to avoid null? jam (5)
Determining if the db schema has changed Deepak Trama (5)
How to parse? Christopher Wells (11)
language design: closure semantics Tom C (5)
Make Trial Version TrialLicense (25)
Applications & servers 230 Volts (3)
Does Primitive Obsession influence your design? Jam (31)
good relational database design book? Andy Webster (8)
When is this particular bias of mine "wrong"? Steve Hirsch (43)
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