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A Failed Stack-based Markdown Interpreter

09/27/2009

Spent a bit too much time this weekend trying to implement a stack-based Markdown interpreter in Erlang, and not quite enough time in the planning process. That said, it was a nice initial sketch, and in a few days I'll have time to rework it accordingly.

Leaving DreamHost

It was a good run, but I finally closed my DreamHost account and left behind that era. From here on it's all VPSs and servers.

Retiring and Releasing Codernote.com

02/20/2010

It's been pretty obvious I wouldn't be working on Codernote again or even using it again, so I figured it was time to stop hosting it and release the code.

Stripping Reddit From HackerNews With BOSS Mashup

07/12/2008

This tutorial looks at using the Yahoo BOSS Mashup Framework (a simple Python library) to retrieve the RSS feeds for HackerNews and Reddit Programming and strip the union of those results from HackerNews, returning HackerNews to an earlier era.

An Introduction to Django's Loose Coupling

07/22/2008

One of the most valuable parts of Django is its loose coupling philosophy . This means you can plug in your own pieces into the Django stack without fighting against the defaults. However, it can be a bit difficult to understand how to take advantage of the loose coupling philosophy when you are just getting started, and this series will attempt to erase that confusion.

4. Airplanes

12/09/2007

Its hard to know what to think about airplanes. But sometimes its harder to stop thinking when you're participating in their scientific magic.

Making Static Dynamic Again; AYM CMS

09/15/2008

A few lines of code and a few minutes of refactoring and my previous blog post evolved into a full-fledged static content management system based on the Django templating system. It aims to facilitate the creation of complex static websites quickly and with minimal human effort. Welcome to AYM CMS.

Django-Portfolio: Organize and Display Projects

12/29/2008

A quick mention of a project I've been working on for the past several weeks, which aims to be a standard reusable app for sharing and displaying projects in a consistent and pleasing manner.

Sparklines in Javascript With Sparklines.js

A simple but flexible library for creating sparklines in JavaScript that I put together earlier this week.

1. Beginnings

12/01/2007

Chapter one of Zen and the Art of Teaching English Poorly. On beginnings.

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