Jason W. Purdy

7 articles

Managing with Agility

Does Agile pay off? Well, I would say so ... to the tune of $1 Billion for one particular case. When Nortel initially approached CoreTek for...

Project Management: Curl Breaks Away

Recently, my editor asked me if I had ever heard about Curl and provided me some links to the technology. I had to...

Diary of a Developer: To Script or Not to Script

A majority of the e-mails I receive ask the question "What should I focus on, technology-wise, to learn/master?" This is a very good question,...

Diary of a Web Developer: Fork in the Road

My editor told me I might receive some e-mails in response to my previous column, but I don't think either of us expected that...

Diary of a Developer: Send Me Your Questions

Introduction The last piece of Web development I did before traversing the wild road of upper management was back in 1997, building Java UI components...

Write once, run anywhere?

One of the main benefits of using Java is that the language is cross-platform, meaning that you can run its bytecode on...

Internationalizing dates for your Java app

The life of a Java programmer: after you write and deploy your app, you get an e-mail, written in French. After translation, it...

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