BeepBeep is a great little web micro-framework, which I have enjoyed working with a lot. Sometimes when dealing with micro-frameworks you end up reinventing a wheel a lot. Sometimes that might be part of the appeal, either way, here is a quick look at generating RSS feeds using BeepBeep.
A quick overview of how I ended up versioning templates in Pitance, requiring a bit of extra meta-data as well as creative use of the query api.
While adding SyntaxHighlighter support to Pitance, I went ahead and put together a very simple Erlang brush.
After several months of work, it is finally time to take the curtain off of Pitance. Pitance is an infrastructure for sharing and managing reusable templates and snippets, including a command-line client and an HTTP/JSON API.
A quick look at a slightly novel solution for balancing load across process groups when building Erlang systems.
A quick post on how to change mimetype in BeepBeep micro-framework for Erlang.
My second paper review, in which I review Butler Lampson's Hints on Computer System Design, an excellent paper which takes a look at a variety of hints for good software engineering.
Here is my first attempt at putting together some thoughts on a computer science paper, in this case Jim Gray's A Transaction Model from 1980. It is an excellent paper which pushed me to think about my current work project in a broader light, and also inspired some ideas about potential future side-projects to experiment with.
It's been a strange couple of weeks; perhaps even a strange couple of years. But the dancing shoes are still on, dancing for position, and waiting for luck.
Another problem I ran into at work recently is how to include versioned static files into a PHP frontend. Here I take a look at a couple of possible approaches, although neither of them are particularly overwhelming in their beauty, they seem to be workable.
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