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Actors in Common Lisp

01/03/2008

Taking a brief look at my current project of implementing Erlang/Scala style actors in Common Lisp.

Visually Representing Word Structures

02/10/2009

A very rough initial sketch at plotting words and word structures using Processing. At this point nothing too interesting, but hopefully I'll clean it up and use it to plot some interesting content in the near future.

Teaching Elementary Classes as an ALT

Teaching elementary lessons has been one of the banes of my time as an Assistant Language Teacher. It just isn't part of my job that I enjoy. Here are a few tips and thoughts about the experience.

A Command Line Tool for Loading CouchDB Documents

12/09/2008

This is a simple command line tool, implemented in Python, which makes it easy to use JSON and Python data structures as the data-source of CouchDB documents. Handles bulk and individual submission, and has a handful of command-line options (specify hostname, port, path, etc).

Erlang Brush for SyntaxHighlighter

While adding SyntaxHighlighter support to Pitance, I went ahead and put together a very simple Erlang brush.

Choosing Between AuditTrail and Django-Rcsfield

10/15/2008

Marty Alchin pointed me in the direction of AuditTrail, and it is a really excellent solution to versioning model data. So excellent, that after experimenting with both AuditTrail and django-rcsfield that I felt strongly compelled to go with AuditTrail despite already having a (mostly) working implementation with django-rcsfield.

Epic PyObjC, Part 5: Resources and Farewell

This brief final segment of the Epic PyObjC tutorial series looks at a few statistics from the series, and also I recommend a few resources for moving forward.

Polishing Up Our Django & BOSS Search Service

07/12/2008

This is a continuation to the first entry on using Django and Yahoo's BOSS Mashup Framework, and takes our search service from something very small and ugly to something that is fairly usable.

Looking For a New Agenda

02/07/2010

I've been blogging for some time, but recently I begin to wonder why I keep blogging. Is it just a habit? Or am I aiming for something?

Installing a Development Deployment of LifeFlow, a Django Blog Solution

Comprehensive instructions on installing and setting up a local deployment of LifeFlow (for those who are moderately in the Django know). This should be all you need to get started using LifeFlow, but I will have another entry soon detailing the little tricks and tips that make LifeFlow helpful.

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