Linked by snydeq on Wed 23rd Nov 2011 07:23 UTC
General Development Fatal Exception's Neil McAllister gets into the holiday spirit with a post that gives thanks to technical advances for developers, including open source tools, modern IDEs, and distributed version control. 'I'm old enough to remember when performance-critical routines meant hand-coded assembly language and sometimes even keying in machine code as hexadecimal digits. We've come a long way since those bad old days, and not surprisingly we owe a lot of our progress to technology. So for this Thanksgiving, here are just a few of the modern advances for which I, as a developer, give thanks.' What are you giving thanks to?
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Oh So Thankful
by danger_nakamura on Wed 23rd Nov 2011 15:03 UTC
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I'm thankful that I can use my own intelligence to develop a solution from scratch without referencing the work of others and not have to worry about being sued by some person that I never met that followed the same logical progression of ideas at some point in the past.

Oh, wait...

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