Quantcast

Latest Brad A. Myers Stories

2009-06-17 12:28:04

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science have developed two new tools to help computer programmers select from among thousands of options within the application programming interfaces (APIs) that are used to write applications in Java, today's most popular programming language.The tools "” Jadeite (www.cs.cmu.edu/~jadeite) and Apatite (www.cs.cmu.edu/~apatite) "” take advantage of human-centered design techniques to significantly reduce the time and...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.