Android GUI’s — The Case Against GUI Builders and Data Driven GUI Configuration

GUI builders are great, but for building anything more than a trivial solitary application, without discipline and diligence, the duplication can create a productivity and quality quagmire. In addition, XML is a human-hostile configuration language. Copy and Paste – Bad! As the number of windows increases, the natural tendency is to copy and paste. For […]

Singapore and Its Red Dot RubyConf

The Conference On April 22-23, 2011 was the first ever regional Ruby Conference in Southeast Asia (, Twitter tag #reddotrubyconf). (Conference links and resources provided by @cheeaun are here). It was really cool seeing people from so many different countries in the region unite around their appreciation of the Ruby language. In additional to the […]