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Being a software developer, that is also very interested in computers and like
to program for fun, I started conveying some of my thoughts about computing
and this field’s social aspect in various essays I wrote. I hope to concentrate
all of them under this section of the homepage.

Some of these essays will require some technical knowledge, but most of them
can be read by anyone with a pseudo-technical background.

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<h2 id="articles-and-essays">The Articles and Essays</h2>

<h3 id="open-source"><a href="open-source/">Articles about Open Source Software</a></h3>

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These are essays about <a href="">Free
and Open Source Software</a>, which is software that is available along
with the original source code, and can be freely distributed and modified.

<h3 id="web"><a href="web/">Articles about the World-Wide Web (WWW)</a></h3>

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Articles about the Web, or the Internet in general.

<h3 id="software-management"><a href="software-management/">Articles about
Software Management</a></h3>

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Software management: leading a team, designing software, working on software,
hiring employees, growing a user base, software engineering, etc.

<h3 id="high-quality-soft"><a href="high-quality-software/">“What Makes
Software High-Quality?”</a></h3>

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An overview of the parameters that make software high-quality, with a focus
on open-source software, and the various methods that can be used to
maintain good quality and increase it.

<h3 id="perl"><a href="perl/">Articles about Perl</a></h3>

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Articles about <a href="">the Perl programming

<h2 id="misc">Miscellaneous Articles</h2>

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<h3 id="when-c-is-best"><a href="$(ROOT)/philosophy/computers/when-c-is-best/">When C is the Best? (Tool for the Job)</a></h3>

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An essay that explains the times when the C programming language is the best
language to use to write an application in, and why it’s still used very often.


<h2 id="memoirs"><a href="$(ROOT)/prog-evolution/">My Memoirs as a

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My memoirs from the years I worked in various places as a programmer, from
the times before I kept <a href="$(ROOT)/me/blogs/">a blog</a>.