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No Silver Bullet Reloaded Retrospective OOPSLA Panel Summary
Floyd Marinescu and Abel Avram
Oct 21, 2008
At OOPSLA 2007, a retrospective discussion panel on Fred Brooks' article, No Silver Bullet: Essence and Accidents of Software Engineering, was held including Fred Brooks himself, Martin Fowler, Ricardo Lopez, Aki Namioka, Linda Northrop, Dave Parnas, Dave Thomas, and Steven Fraser as panel impresario.
Interviews about OOPSLA 2007
Guy Steele on Programming Languages
Jul 30, 2008
Sun Fellow Guy Steele is interviewed by Floyd Marinescu, co-founder of InfoQ, and Bobby Norton of ThoughtWorks. Guy works for the Programming Language Research Group. The interview focuses on programming languages, the lessons to be learned from the past and what to expect from the future.
Markus Voelter about Software Architecture Documentation
May 05, 2008
During OOPSLA 2007, InfoQ interviewed Markus Voelter asking him about creating software architecture documentation. Many people mention UML when they are asked about software design documentation, but Markus has a different take on that. He thinks that we should be using models which can be processed with tools which can validate or invalidate them.
Smalltalk Dave about Programming Languages, SOA, MDA and the Web
Apr 25, 2008
In an interview at OOPSLA, Dave Thomas talks about the reasons for the rise of Java, what's behind Web 2.0, MDA and SOA, the rise of dynamic languages and the opportunities that he sees in the web as a platform.
Michael Stal on Architecture Refactoring
Mar 25, 2008
In this interview from OOPSLA 2007, Michael Stal talks about architecture refactoring. He describes what architecture refactoring is, its relationship to code refactoring and patterns, and he gives real world examples of how architecture refactorings have been done and when not to do it.