Performance of the platform

Brad Abrams mentions something about managed code performance which also holds true for about any software development platform (like Java, PHP, Perl etc.): Most of the time the platform you use is not the reason an application is not performing well, usually it’s other factors (bad algorithms, unoptimized database queries): “But our experience with inContinue reading “Performance of the platform”

The inventor of Ctrl+Alt+Del

David J. Bradley, the inventor of Ctrl+Alt+Delete: “Bradley chose the control and alt keys because he needed two shift keys to make the operation work, and he chose the delete key because it was on the opposite side of the keyboard. He didn’t want people to hit control-alt-delete by accident.”