Oh look, a new site! – Joel on Software

I also founded Fog Creek Software, one of the most influential small tech companies in the world. As an independent, privately-owned company, we’ve been making customers happy since the turn...

Anil Dash is the new CEO of Fog Creek Software – Joel on Software

I have some huge news to share with you. For the first time since Fog Creek Software was founded more than sixteen years ago, we have a new CEO, Anil Dash. Who? I’ve...

RIP CityDesk – Joel on Software

Here’s a quick history of the technology behind Joel on Software. Version one was on Manila, created by Dave Winer. Dave was the one who convinced me to blog, by blogging...

Developers are Writing the Script for the Future – Joel on Software

I also founded Fog Creek Software, one of the most influential small tech companies in the world. As an independent, privately-owned company, we’ve been making customers happy since the turn...

Developers’ side projects – Joel on Software

Pretty much 100% of developers working for other people end up signing some kind of “proprietary invention agreement,” but almost all of them misunderstand what’s going on with that agreement....

Qualcomm Announces Mesh Networking Wi-Fi Router Reference Design with IoT Functionality

The last couple of years has seen rapid proliferation of mesh networking kits / whole-home Wi-Fi systems in the market. Recent market research suggests that the mesh network segment is almost...

Intel launches new IoT retail platform, plans $100 million retail tech investment

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich spoke at the National Retail Federation's Big Show conference on Monday and announced the chipmaker's latest platform for the retail sector. It's called the Responsive Retail Platform (RRP), and according...

Python 3.6.3 is now available

Python 3.6.3 is now available Python 3.6.3 is now available.  Python 3.6.3 is the third maintenance release of Python 3.6, which was initially released in 2016-12 to great interest.  Detailed information about...

The Python Mega Course: Build 10 Real World Applications

Python is used across many application domains. Here's a sampling. Application Domains Python is used across many application domains. Here's a sampling. The Python Package Index hosts thousands of third party modules for Python. Web and...