Article Status = Never truly complete, This article is constantly evolving, have a read, there are lots of useful hints here.
Planning and Implementing new system development. A review of better and worse practices,
discussing preparation and pitfalls. The article applies equally to the implementation of a
complex package/system, or to the development of new software from scratch.
This article is based on real world experience,
and not on academic study. As such it is, and probably always will be, a constantly changing
document, comments and your experiences are appreciated.
Article Status = Complete, Ready For External Review.
String handling in VB/ASP has some performance limitations.
This article starts by discussing the use of arrays as an alternative to
very long strings. The article also discusses the same issue using PHP,
under both Windows and Linux with some unexpected results.
I (Taran Rampersad) came across this Microsoft
OpenOffice 1.1 Competitive Guide
through a post on the
mailing list, and decided to answer it fully in a
response because it will save quite a few people from typing everything.