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 Mastering Regular Expressions Third Edition ISBN 10: 0-596-52812-4/ISBN 13: 9780596528126 [Pages: 542] by Jeffrey E. F. Friedl Reviewed by Robert Delwood The mundane text search has been long overlooked. DOS users remember the DIR command to find files (such as DIR *.txt), Windows users have the Start >Search feature, and Microsoft Word, the Find dialog. … Continue reading Book Review

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GUI Bloopers 2.0: Common User Interface Design DON’Ts and DO’s ISBN 1558605827 Jeff Johnson.  2007.  Morgan Kaufmann Publishers.  [ISBN-13: 9780123706430. 576 pages.] Reviewed by David Dick Once upon a time, graphical user interfaces (GUI) were found only in operating systems for PCs. Today, we are confronted with a GUI when we use self-service checkout counters, when … Continue reading Book Review

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Manage It! Your Guide to Modern, Pragmatic Project Management Johanna Rothman. 2007.  Pragmatic Bookshelf. [ISBN: 978-0-9787392-4-9. 365 pages. $34.95 USD.] Review by Robert Delwood, Senior Programmer-Writer Every company has their own life cycle model. This is the set of procedures guiding them toward a product release. In practice, it’s not long before they have to vary … Continue reading Book Review

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Globalization and Its Enemies by Jeff Staples, STC Director at Large Daniel Cohen. 2006. Translated by Jessica B. Baker. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. [ISBN 978-0-262-03350-3. 192 pages. $27.95 USD.] Globalization has generally been presented as a product of a modern world with “no borders” and a “think global” mentality. In daily life, at least in … Continue reading Book Review