Jun 082005
 

Apple’s announcement that it will abandon PowerPC and build future Mac OSX machines on Intel chips has raised a few eyebrows.  How compatible will this Intel Mac hardware be with the well established PC platform?  What about Windows/Mac software portability?  Should Borland create a Delphi for the Intel Mac? Apple’s G4 and G5 Macs are powerful 64 […]

Mar 112005
 

Last week Allen and I popped into the Intel Developer Forum held in San Francisco to see what Intel has been up to on the hardware front.  Intel certainly has a lot of interesting stuff in the pipeline, which will continue to push more raw processing capacity into the market at ever decreasing price (per MIP) levels.  After oohing and ahhing […]

Jul 182003
 

Itanium is orders of magnitude more difficult to gen for than AMD 64. That means Borland product management will need to see orders of magnitude more customers wielding pitchforks and cash demanding native Itanium codegen. I would love to take a crack at AMD-64. ‘Twould be a piece of cake and a pleasure compared to […]