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Free SDLC Documentation Templates

The ReadySet templates from are really a brilliant resource. I've started using ideas from them to document our existing systems, and future new developments. From the Web site:
ReadySET is an open source project to produce and maintain a library of reusable software engineering document templates. These templates provide a ready starting point for the documents used in software development projects. Using good templates can help developers work more quickly, but they also help to prompt discussion and avoid oversights.

UML 2.0 for Visio

I have been playing with UML recently, and evaluating some different tools for building UML 2.0 diagrams. I currently use Microsoft Visio for Entity Diagrams at work, and I have recently found some UML 2.0 shapes for Visio.

Google is biggest media company in the world

Well, according to its stock price it certainly is. Google has now overtaken Time Warner, delegating it to 2nd spot on the ladder. As the BBC this news story states:
After its shares hit an all-time high on the New York markets on Tuesday, Google is now worth $80bn (£44bn). This takes it ahead of media leviathan Time Warner, which is valued at $78bn.

Firefox wins product of the year

Mozilla Firefox has won PC World's Product of the Year. Congrats to the developers.