Since I'm having trouble producing full-length articles at the moment, I thought I'd try a different track to at least get some value out of my blog hosting costs. I'll try to post a handful of links that have caught my attention each week.
Comet with node.js and V8
Gallery of Processor Cache Effects
Interesting blog post about the effects that processor caches may have on performance. Examples are in C#, but really apply to any language.
Microsoft’s Creative Destruction
Opinion piece from the NYTimes regarding Microsoft's recent lack of innovation (at least, in the area of shiny gadgets). Written by an ex-vice-president of Microsoft.
How Many Passes?
Summary article from Eric Lippert describing the differences between the C# compiler and a "traditional" compiler, and listing the various passes made over the symbol tree.
A Deadlock Holiday
Very funny tongue-in-cheek article about the current state of parallel / multicore coding techniques, from Verity Stob of The Register.
A Maturity Model for Source Controlhttp://lucas-ward.blogspot.com/2010/02/maturity-model-for-source-control-scmm.html
Semi-opinion piece assigning levels to types of source-control systems - from "No SCM" through "Clunky" to "Speedy, Invisible, and Highly Capable".