We push technology along slowly, gaining a bit here
and a bit there. Most improvements, in anything, are incremental; the big
advances, every one of ’em, are rooted in the fertile soil whose grains are
all those little steps forward.
Here are a few grains. Item: Bruce Eckel
XML into a single Python class.
Item: Niall Kennedy
together all the syndication specs you might need; for example see
Item: Peter Thomas pulls together a
graphic mapping what happens around a Hibernate
call. Question: is what this picture shows a problem or not?
Item: Charles Nutter pushes the JRuby
along, interestingly (and read the comments).