Should I (re)learn Java or Go?

There are probably thousands of developers struggling with the question: Should I learn X or Y, stick with Z or learn that obscure XyZ? I know my time is probably better spent actually creating rather than writing here, but I felt I needed to get this down on "paper."

Motivation ...

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New(ish) Directions

"Native" development is fun and challenging, but (there is always a but) I find myself wanting to embrace a wider audience. The rumors you hear about making money with Android may or may not be true. I have two apps out; one is paid and one is free.

My apps ...

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Microsoft moving from Silverlight!

This.

Frustration is likely the main word from the poor souls who've put in serious amounts of time to become proficient with Expression Studio (Blend) and the intricacies of Microsoft's Silverlight. Mary Jo Foley has a post up today where she interviews Bob Muglia, the Microsoft President in ...

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Part II: Choosing a programming language

I spent a considerable amount of time pondering which programming language I should really focus on.  I still have lingering questions and half-formed opinions at this time, perhaps getting them out here will help solidify the weaker aspects. This is not only an economical question, but also a philosophical question ...

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Part I: Choosing a programming language...

...is a hard thing to do.

The choices when it comes to really learning a programming language are immense. Before I get to far ahead of myself, I'd like to make sure you know that I'm talking computer programming languages. Spoken languages are beautiful, inspiring and I'd ...

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