Esther Schindler

Esther Schindler has been writing about software development tools and trends since the mid-90s, and about the effect of technology on our lives for far longer. She has optimized compilers, written end-user applications, designed QA processes, and owned a computer retail and consulting business. She lives in Scottsdale, Arizona, with a husband, two cats, and a well-known tropism for anything chocolate.

Words Developers Can Live By

Developers, of course, love to design and write software and are always on the lookout for source material on the subject. Yet there are times when its appropriate to...

C++ Poised for Its Next Stages

LAS VEGAS—Shaking off its staid reputation, the venerable C++ language is strutting its stuff here at the C++ Connections conference. The evolution of the language can be seen in the...

OS/2 Has a Future—It Just Isnt with IBM

Ive gotten a lot of e-mail today. "Did you see IBMs news? Theyre finally killing OS/2!" wrote several longtime acquaintances, pointing me at "Changes in support for IBM OS/2...

Developers Improve Skills, One Tech Ed Session at a Time

Tech Ed isnt about collecting tschokes, bouncing a blow-up ball over heads in the keynote audience or winning an Xbox because you were spotted wearing a certification hat on...

Programming Wizards Offer Advice at Developers Confab

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Programmers at this weeks Software Development Expo here are doing what they do best: sharing advice and showing one another effective ways to develop quality code. During the...

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This week, Uniphore, a startup backed by former executive chairman and CEO of Cisco John Chambers, announced it has acquired U.K.-based voice, screen, and...

DataRobot CTO Michael Schmidt on Democratizing AI

I spoke with Michael Schmidt, CTO of DataRobot, about new developments that are supporting greater success for AI in the enterprise. Among the topics we...

SAS’s Katy Salamati on Data and Intelligent Decisioning

I spoke with Katy Salamati, Sr. Manager, Advanced Analytics Lifecycle at SAS, about how intelligent decisioning uses data to create competitive advantage. Among the topics...