Vol. 10 No. 7 – 07-01-2012



Multitier Programming in Hop

A first step toward programming 21st-century applications

by Manuel Serrano, Gérard Berry

A New Objective-C Runtime: from Research to Production

Backward compatibility always trumps new features.

by David Chisnall

Software Needs Seatbelts and Airbags

Finding and fixing bugs in deployed software is difficult and time-consuming. Here are some alternatives.

by Emery D. Berger

All Your Database Are Belong to Us

In the big open world of the cloud, highly available distributed objects will rule.

by Erik Meijer