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WebObjects: WO Is Me, Part 1

AppleScript used to be Apple's best kept secret. It broke technological ground that is still unmatched by any other platform, but was largely ignored except by a handful of enthusiastsShow full article

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WebObjects: WO Is Me, Part 2

Last week, we talked about the fundamentals of application servers and how they've evolved over the years, ending with the Information Age approach used by Apple's WebObjectsShow full article

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