El Pollo Loco. It seems that .Net managed to clone J2EE stock, lock and annoyances. And of course, anti-annoyances to clean up after the fact. While it doesn’t roll of your tongue as easily, or evoke quite the same feeling of relief and satisfaction, today I learned a new term. POCO. As in:
Persistence ignorance requires Plain Old CLR Object (POCO) because it enables separation of concerns, which is de rigeur in today’s layered/tiered software designs.
Live and learn. And I quote:
So they told me that using the download page to download something was not something they anticipated.
Room for cream and sugar? Survey: 8 in 10 businesses now using Macs. Link bait.
But I read this piece, and it has a few numbers worth looking at, especially if you’re still a swing vote. It’s obviously a significant trend, as more businesses are following the fashion trend set by coffee shops and university campuses.
And the obligatory money quote:
“There’s no doubt that user confidence in the reliability of both the Macintosh hardware and software products is having a tangible impact on corporate purchasing and deployment trends”
No, not that one, this one:
“Many of our Windows developers have switched to XP and Vista virtual machines running on Macintosh hardware to circumvent the downtime they experienced with the unreliability — viruses, spyware, disruptive automatic updates — of Windows XP running on PCs”