This is the new home of an old entry from the now defunct original incarnation of *Irrational Exuberance*. These entries are almost two years old, and haven't necessarily aged well, but maybe that's a good thing. *Finding Our Programming Flow* looks at attaining the flow state while programming... I guess the title already said that.
Link to the search logs for Findjango. Obviously, not really that much data, but something.
Having spent the last four years rolling out a handful of software oriented architectures, some lessons are finally coming together, and this is an attempt at documenting them.
This post introduces the iPhone game that Luke Hatcher and I have been working on: touchDefense. It is a tower defense style app, and in our humble opinions is a lot of fun to play. This post also introduces Monocle Studio's first whitepaper, which is an in-depth tutorial for getting started with Cocos2d iPhone.
Here is an incomplete and imperfect port of Sparklines.js to Python, extracted from an incomplete project that has lost much of its momentum.
Some pictures and minimal commentary from my trip to Hiroshima and Miyajima.
When you apply to the JET program you have a lot of expectations. Then you talk to a couple of people who participated in the JET program before, and you get a new set of different expectations. A true JET veteran would tell you that Every Situation Is Different and to stop predicting because you're never going to know.
This is the beginning of a series of articles looking at what a normal week has looked like for me during my job here in Japan as an Assistant Language Teacher with the JET Program.
As the highly redundant title might lead one to expect, Python-Brightkite is a simple wrapper around Brightkite's restful API, and makes it straightforward to do most anything you can imagine from the safety of your Python console or scripts.
A few very brief notes on this and that to clear out some of my congested thoughts before getting focused on the technical writing that people actually read.
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