More self-containedness, less code sharing

There’s this idea I’ve been encountering in different forms, that I really think is good. Here are some links on that. I think it was at the Javaland conference in early 2014, I believe in Stefan Tilkov’s talk, that I first heard of not building for reuse, but building for replacement. The idea is to […]

Posted at 12:23 on 2015-12-18 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: programming | Tagged: | Continue reading

Why LOD needs applications, and libraries need APIs

This post is based on a talk I gave at SWIB15 on November 24 titled “LOD for applications: using the Lobid API”. I recently stumbled upon a poster by the American Library Association from 1925, which advertises library work as “the profession on which all other professions and occupations depend”: Source: I’m sure that […]

Posted at 12:07 on 2015-12-07 | 1 comment | Filed Under: libraries, programming | Tagged: , , , | Continue reading

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