“Server side” languages in 2012

Yes, 2013 just began but this post is about my views on programming languages that I have reasonable amounts of professional experience in. This post was inspired by what one of my former colleagues had to say on couple of days ago. Note that it is not meant to be a rebuttal, it just happens to be the tipping point that got me writing. I come from a very varies lineage:.. Read More

Django middlewares, a strange way to do things

One of the pitfalls of being a polyglot is that it is easy to fall into the trap of drawing parallels rather quickly and incorrectly. In this post, we shall compare java servlet filters, wsgi middlewares and django middlewares. The J2EE story The notion of servlets is well understood in java, it is a piece of code that handles an incoming request and provides some response. The most popular kind.. Read More