Articles By Jon Udell

Strategic Developer: Dealing with tech diversity

Strategic Developer: Dealing with tech diversity

Tom Standage's history of telegraphy, The Victorian Internet, draws striking parallels between that era's communication revolution and our modern one....

March 30th, 2006 Jon Udell
Web services alphabet soup

Web services alphabet soup

Here's one popular definition of insanity: "Do the same thing, expecting a different result." Now consider the following partial list...

February 22nd, 2004 Jon Udell
A tale of two cultures

A tale of two cultures

I've always blended the geeky, command-line-driven Unix style with the mom-friendly point-and-click Windows approach. To borrow a Microsoft Corp. slogan,...

January 4th, 2004 Jon Udell
Mining message metadata

Mining message metadata

At InfoWorld's CTO Forum in April, BEA Systems Inc.'s Adam Bosworth talked about missing pieces of the Web services infrastructure....

November 7th, 2003 Jon Udell
Listening to my server

Listening to my server

The first server I connected to the Internet sat on the floor of my office, close enough so I could...

July 3rd, 2003 Jon Udell
Interfaces are habit-forming

Interfaces are habit-forming

The other day I had to send somebody a trio of multimegabyte TIFF files. She asked me to e-mail them....

May 30th, 2003 Jon Udell
Tool helps direct flow of Web content

Tool helps direct flow of Web content

Atomz Corp.'s Search, the content indexer and search engine, has long set the standard for a Web-native service: easy, automatic,...

October 31st, 2002 Jon Udell
Java, XML and Web services

Java, XML and Web services

Simple text messages, readable and writable by people and computers, live at the core of every successful Internet application. XML...

March 24th, 2002 Jon Udell