Thu Feb 23
Wed Feb 22
“ The fact that 20 million viewers are riveted each week to the travails of a fictional community that feels both abandoned by the world and besieged by unseen enemies says a lot about where this country’s head is at. ”
Alex Pappademas on Lost
David and Ryan
Mon Feb 20
“ Complaining is good. It’s the first step to learning. ”
Wed Feb 15
“ 80% of things are allowed to be 80%. ”
Sun Feb 12
Tip How to design a language
- take a simple lisp language (like one prior to CL).
- remove macros, s-expression.
- add simple object system (much simpler than CLOS).
- add blocks, inspired by higher order functions.
- add methods found in Smalltalk.
- add functionality found in Perl (in OO way).
Sat Feb 11
Fri Feb 10
Thu Feb 9
Wed Feb 8
Tip Print your code
If you get overwhelmed trying to refactor some code, print it out. Being able to look at several pages at once and to mark them up can help.
Or just buy a couple 30 inch cinema displays…
“ When I first browsed through the bugs list, I felt a sense of sorrow for the core team members. ”