I am just consumed by web development tools, specifically centered around ColdFusion, Java and PHP. I am busy working away in ColdFusion running on Windows Server 2003 and Oracle 9i. In my previous post I mention the difficulty I am having with choosing my own application development environment. But there are a great number of interesting articles about all of these platforms.
Aaron Johnson has a great collection of articles and links related to Java and ColdFusion technologies. Aaron has fantastic commentary, insightful programming tips and is one of the best sites I have found in a long time. His employer, MindsEye, has built a ColdFusion-based CMS, and has build some cool sites: Macromedia Partners site, etc.
On the same note, Christian Cantrell has a top notch blog covering all of the Macromedia product suite. He asks a great question, What is your dream ColdFusion feature?. Mine CF.war, coldfusion tags as a custom deployable JSP tags (Kevin Hoyt identifies this in the comments section but it is bang on).
Archived) provides great resources, articles and tools about the manageability of software systems.
The End of the Oil Age discusses the economics of how to move beyond our current reliance on oil for transporation. It proposes an subtle, almost inperceiveable method for removing our dependence on black gold. Very interesting.
Integrating a GUI into Existing Medical Devices discusses the benefits of moving from knobs and dials to buttons and sliders in the manufacture and maintenance of medical devices. This is the arguement 10 years ago that had me change my focus from physical ergonomics to cognitive ergonomics. Very good stuff based on tried and true methods.