Articles By Nicholas Petreley

Playing IT jeopardy

Playing IT jeopardy

Alex: Welcome to IT Jeopardy, I’m Alex Quebec, that’s pronounced “Ahl-lex Keh-bek,” the host of our show. Tonight’s categories are...

April 29th, 2004 Nicholas Petreley
A costly affair

A costly affair

OpinionComputerworld (U.S.)'s Frank Hayes recently wrote a column chastising IT for being complacent about bugs in software despite the fact...

January 9th, 2003 Nicholas Petreley
Development on the Qt

Development on the Qt

OpinionThe introduction of Microsoft Corp.'s Visual Studio .Net drew a lot of attention to issues such as whether C# is...

October 3rd, 2002 Nicholas Petreley
No .Net advantage

No .Net advantage

Now that Visual Studio.Net has launched, will someone remind me why .Net is destined to revolutionize Web services? Let's look...

August 8th, 2002 Nicholas Petreley
Riding out tough times

Riding out tough times

I don't mean to be a wet blanket, but as much as I keep hearing we're in an economic recovery,...

July 11th, 2002 Nicholas Petreley
IT from Planet Bizarro

IT from Planet Bizarro

I have always loved comic books and old science fiction movies. I wasn't a big fan of Superman, but I...

June 13th, 2002 Nicholas Petreley
An XML ‘breakthrough’

An XML ‘breakthrough’

Allow me to have one last rant about XML before I finally admit that I've discovered a marvelous use for...

May 30th, 2002 Nicholas Petreley
Linux road map needed

Linux road map needed

Standards drive the market. That's a truism if ever there was one. But that doesn't make it a simple truth....

November 1st, 2001 Nicholas Petreley
Trolltech wins the battleless Gnome/KDE war

Trolltech wins the battleless Gnome/KDE war

Everywhere you look there are so-called corporate, product and technology wars. Linux vs. Windows, Advanced Micro Devices Inc. vs. Intel...

April 5th, 2001 Nicholas Petreley
Linux distributors are dropping like flies

Linux distributors are dropping like flies

Even though MandrakeSoft SA boasts that its Linux distribution is the hottest in retail sales, the company considers its retail...

March 8th, 2001 Nicholas Petreley