Archive for the 'Coding' Category

Paul Graham's new compiler

Monday, March 26th, 2007

At Startup School, Paul Graham told us of Y Combinator‘s new policy for funding teams: Photo by ybboey If you don’t have a good idea, no problem, he’ll give you one – as long as you’re awesome. Oh to be Paul Graham. To have teams of shit hot coders fighting to be accepted by you […]

For all the Prolog kids

Thursday, February 8th, 2007

Anyone………..? Anyway, gotapi.com now has Prolog docs, thanks to me.

Towards multi-touch in the browser

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007

If, as it seems, the iPhone’s software will all come from Apple then all the development fun will happen in the browser, in particular in whatever version of Safari the shiny little device ships with. And it will be fun if Apple give us, as developers, access the right information. I’m talking here about that […]

Commenting Ruby in Xcode

Saturday, December 9th, 2006

UPDATE: The new TextWrangler 2.2 has Ruby highlighting. Yay! Coding Ruby in Xcode on a Mac? Like the built-in syntax highlighting but wondering why the apple+/ shortcut makes C comments, not Ruby comments? The following might save you a few minutes digging. Find and open this file: /Library /Application Support /Apple /Developer Tools /Scripts /10-User Scripts /30-Comments […]

Where's my negation?

Sunday, November 26th, 2006

Anybody interested in a programming puzzle? Des? Warning: This post is full of seemingly incomprehensible strings of symbols that programmers call regular expressions, which actually do something very useful. If that doesn’t turn you on, better to quit now. If you’re still here, consider this… Have you ever wondered why programming languages that have good […]