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.
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.
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.
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.
Its hard to know what to think about airplanes. But sometimes its harder to stop thinking when you're participating in their scientific magic.
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.
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.
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.
Chapter one of Zen and the Art of Teaching English Poorly. On beginnings.
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