Ask Slashdot: Which Web Platform Would You Use?
First, I should state that it's really not about the language, it's about the coder. You can build great and crappy things with any language. And every language has it's warts.
That said, the best language I've used in the past 20 years of programming has got to be Modern Perl. Not the chicken scratch Perl you saw 5 or 10 years ago, but Modern Perl. Here are some of the strengths of modern Perl:
It's object system: https://metacpan.org/module/Moose
It's web frameworks, especially Dancer: https://metacpan.org/module/Dancer
It's ORM: https://metacpan.org/module/DBIx::Class
It's package installer: https://metacpan.org/module/App::cpanminus
And so much more. Do yourself a favor and at least have a look at Perl.
Browsers — the Gaming Platform of the Future?
Check out The Lacuna Expanse, a browser, iPhone, and iPad game that doesn't at all feel like a browser game.
Joomla! 1.5 Development Cookbook
WebGUI is a much more powerful CMS than Joomla, and it's much easier to write plugins for.
Has Apple Created the Perfect Board Game Platform?
No Apple hasn't, The Game Crafter has created the perfect board game platform.
Apple Rejects Nine Inch Nails iPhone App
We were rejected because somehow Polaroid might object to our online photo sharing application. All Apple would say was:
"WebGUI Gallery appears to include features that associate with POLAROID or resemble Polaroid photographs. Polaroid has previously objected to other applications that include such features and believes that they infringe its rights."
We don't mention Polaroid, we don't produce physical pictures. The only thing that could be construed as being related to Polaroid is the template that we used on the web site, which has a white border around the photograph. So if now all white bordered photographs resemble Polaroid's IP, I think that the whole world is in trouble.
AT&T Claims Internet to Reach Capacity in 2010
Every other week some idiot is telling us the internet is going to die soon.