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Specialization is for recruiters, not developers

Are you a generalist or a specialist? Should developers be one or the other?

The many ways to contribute to Open Source projects

Not a developer? You can still (and should) contribute to the open source projects you enjoy

Another (failed) software engineering prediction

Soon … a good proportion of software, like hard goods, will be automatically manufactured, cutting the

Collaboration and Governance of Open Source Projects

Some slides with our ideas on improving the collaboration and governance of open source software projects

Model-based development in General Electric – Case Study (with a twist)

Reading my Computer magazine, I ended up in an article describing a case study in the

UML has changed the way I develop software (answered 51% of the participants in the poll)

Some weeks ago we echoed a study (based on 50 interviews to software professionals) that showed

UML adoption in practice: has anything changed in the last decade?

In short, I’m afraid the answer is NO (and my belief is the same applies to

Modelling allergy – a common hypersensitivity disorder

Spring is here and with it many seasonal allergies. Today, however, I´d like to mention a

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Copyblogger makes a really good point in his post “A Real Simple Solution to the Death

It’s time to teach history of programming languages

One of the first concepts I show when teaching Model-driven engineering is the MDE equation (Models