1. Objects and persistence in databases


    There are situations where Object-oriented programming (OOP) isn't the best fit, and I keep coming across more of them. Way back when I was working on our graduation project, I had my first taste of Object-relational mapping (ORM), and I thought it was pretty nifty. However, I've come to realize that ORM is just trying to fix a problem caused by OOP, or how OOP is usually implemented. [...]

  2. Android tablet impressions


    I have recently had the chance to make my very first acquaintance with an Android tablet and thought I'd share some of my initial impressions. I believe tablets are worth attention, but they're not without problems. [...]