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PUBLIC MARKS from tadanderson with tag eclipse


Learning Mobile App Development: A Hands-on Guide to Building Apps with iOS and Android Book Review

This book is a great book for looking at how some of the most commonly used functionality compares across the Android and iOS environments.

Android for Programmers and Android How to Program (2nd Editions) Book Reviews

This review is for two books. It is for Android: How to Program (2nd Edition) and Android for Programmers: An App-Driven Approach (2nd Edition) . Why? Because Android: How to Program (2nd Edition) includes the entire Android for Programmers: An App-Driven Approach (2nd Edition) book.


Core Java (9th Edition) , Volume I and Volume II Book Reviews

This review covers both Core Java Volume I--Fundamentals (9th Edition) and Core Java, Volume II--Advanced Features (9th Edition).


Programming Android: Java Programming for the New Generation of Mobile Devices Book Review

The Android environment is a complex one. At least I found it to be more complex than iOS and .NET. Without this book I would not have gotten very far.



Cool Links IV- .NET 3.5, Architecture, AJAX, UML, EPF, Patterns, GOF, VSTS 2008, WPF, Silverlight, SQL 2008, XAML

This is the fourth installment of cool links. It includes links on .NET 3.5, Architecture, AJAX, UML, EPF, Patterns, GOF, VSTS 2008, WPF, Silverlight, SQL 2008, XAML, SPARX EA, Visio, Seam Carving, New Books, FXCop, etc.


OpenUP and the Eclipse Process Framework

My journeys lately have been leading me down the EPF and OpenUP road. I wanted to put up a few links to some of the information that is available out there.

if(Money == RUP || $$$ == IBM || RMC == Cash){Your Golden}else{Go OpenUP};

Wow... IBM's pricing for using the Rational Unified Process and the Rational Method Composer stinks. If you can see it, you got to pay for it.

Eclipse Process Framework (EPF) Project, SPARX Enterprise Architect (EA), and ALM Enablement

A problem that I see with a lot of process instances (RUP, OpenUP, etc.) is that the templates provided are static word documents. I know that has been par for course over the years, but SPARX EA gives us a better option for Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Enablement.

When will Microsoft Sew their Nose Back On???

A few years ago Microsoft decided to cut off its nose to spite its face. The war on UML started with the DSL movement. Although Microsoft still claimed to see UML as an essential tool, they stopped trying to compete with the rest of the market and tried to lead us down a new path that did not include UML.