Don’t Distract New Programmers with OOP

Thomas Gumz sent me a link to a blog entry entitled “Don’t Distract New Programmers with OOP“. Having just wrapped up one year of teaching “Intro to Programming and Problem Solving” to students at Clark College, I could not agree more. One of the core outcomes of my class is centered around functional decomposition –Continue reading “Don’t Distract New Programmers with OOP”

Part 1: What has Bruce been up to?

The last year has been a total absolute blur. Between teaching at Clark Collge, working on projects at Elguji, volunteer work and more has consumed every available minute of my time. I have also been quiet on a few fronts on purpose. Let me first start with Elguji. Elguji Software Elguji has been very fortunateContinue reading “Part 1: What has Bruce been up to?”

From the OpenNTF Way Back Machine

While cleaning up my Mac today I found this oldie but goodie from 2002: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  OpenNTF.org Releases OpenNTF Mail V1.0 for Lotus Notes 6  Vancouver, WA – October 15, 2002 – OpenNTF.org has announced OpenNTF Mail Version 1.0 for Lotus Notes 6.  OpenNTF Mail is based on the standard Lotus Notes 6 mailContinue reading “From the OpenNTF Way Back Machine”

Please join me in welcoming three new OpenNTF Directors

OpenNTF announced earlier this week that there were three new Directors elected to the OpenNTF Board. They are: Paul Withers Nathan Freeman Mark Leusink I have the privilege of knowing and working with Paul, Nathan and Mark on many occasions. I’m confident that their knowledge, experience, creativity and vision will continue to infuse momentum intoContinue reading “Please join me in welcoming three new OpenNTF Directors”

Replays of some app dev webinars you may have missed

Back in May OpenNTF launched it’s very own webinar series: OpenNTF hosts one webinar per month on various IBM Collaboration Solutions app dev topics. This includes sessions about OpenNTF projects, but also other educational, not open source related topics. We’ve planned to cover the wider range of ICS technologies, especially XPages and IBM Connections. TheContinue reading “Replays of some app dev webinars you may have missed”

More changes on the horizon

Back in April I notified the OpenNTF Board that come this October I will be stepping down as Chairman of OpenNTF – The Open Source Community for IBM Collaboration Solutions. October is when my term as Chairman would normally end. You might have seen on the OpenNTF blog that nominations for eight board seats areContinue reading “More changes on the horizon”

Podcast: Ethical Hacking with Paul Mooney

Today we had Paul Mooney Blog (@pmooneynet) from Bluewave Technology on the show to talk about the “Ethical Hacking Workshop” he ran in London. We covered: Where the idea for the workshop came from What was your intention about the workshop Why it is important Mick Moignard’s blog entry about the Ethical Hacking Workshop Who the intended audience was forContinue reading “Podcast: Ethical Hacking with Paul Mooney”