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IDI is a consulting and education firm founded in 1974, specializing in software development methodologies and large-scale project management, Conrad Weisert, principal.


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New in Summer, 2017

  • A look back to 1995, asking about "visual" development of object-oriented programs.

  • References for documenting and enjoyable browsinghelpful guides for writing in English.

  • More unfair language comparisons—Further examples of the above complaint.

  • Book Review: An old Java treatment of data structures and algorithms.
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