Monthly Archives: May 2008

Great Interface Mysteries #1: unresizable dialog boxes

Many dialog boxes should be resizable, but often (especially in Windows) they’re not. Continue reading

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Why is Find & Replace so hard?

What is it about Find & Replace? Noone seems to get it right, and Visual Studio 2005 is one of the worst culprits. Continue reading

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Python is (not) better than C++

Python is a great programming language, but it’s being sold for the wrong reasons. In particular, it’s often compared favourably with C/C++. Continue reading

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