Tag Archives: documentation

Building a Web-Based Java API Search

From time to time I play with web technologies to keep up with recent developments. While I know my network protocols pretty well, I’m not a frontend developer so I’m pretty useless when it comes to JavaScript or CSS. I … Continue reading

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Keeping Wikis Useful

Most wiki-based documentation I have worked with has sooner or later turned into a tangled mess of outdated information. Some pages are maintained actively while others aren’t updated anymore and you never know how reliable the information still is. For … Continue reading

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(No) Comment?!

Many software developers feel bad because they make little use of comments in their code. Often, using lengthy comments is considered good style. In the old days, with languages like C or assembler, things got messy pretty fast, so comments … Continue reading

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