Irrational Exuberance!

A Photo Album with Python and PIL

January 4, 2010 I wanted to do a fairly mindless little scripting project after spending too much time on well documented and maintained code. It's important to let your hair down sometimes. In this project I use Python and the Python Imaging Library to create a simple photo album.

Refactoring & Testing Our Dynamo Clone

January 2, 2010 This third part of the series working on Dynamo works on refactoring the code thus far into something more workable. In particular we add unittests and convert the message-passing based implementation into an OTP gen_server.

Quick Notes for Starting 2010

January 1, 2010 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.

Crash on Compiling App With MKMapView

December 31, 2009 Quick note on how to resolve the crash immediately after launching an application which has adds a MapView via Interface Builder.

Nagios Monitoring for Erlang

December 30, 2009 A few notes about a short project to support active Nagios checks for Erlang nodes, applications and process groups.