Tamarin

I guess you all heard that MacromediaAdobe donated their JIT compiler version of JavaScript to Mozilla. Tamarin is the JIT for Action Script 3 (AS3) which is a version of ECMAScript 3rd Edition. Using a JIT should improvement of JavaScript by at least 10x. This is of course very good news. However a lot of ...

Going to Microsoft

After seeing the inside of a company that believes in the web I’m now certain that the web is dead. That is why I decided to accept an offer to work for Microsoft, not with the web but with Windows. I believe that Windows is the future and the web will continue to be an ...

Typed Programming

Typed programming can be nice but when you have to write something like this things have gone too far: Microsoft.Msn.Hotmail.SortBy _sortBy = (Microsoft.Msn.Hotmail.SortBy) Enum.Parse(typeof(Microsoft.Msn.Hotmail.SortBy), aSortBy); Compared to a dynamic typed language: var _sortBy = aSortBy;