Category – programming
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SStill No Silver Bullet

10.05.20198 Min Read — In programming

In his classic software engineering essay, No Silver Bullet, Fred Brooks argues that software complexity can be broken into two types. The first is essential complexity emergent from the problem…

LLinux Containers are the new POSIX

09.24.20196 Min Read — In programming

Looking back at POSIX When it comes to software, standards are an important tool to protect against “lock-in.” Back in the day, this was accepted as common knowledge. Academics (ACM, IEEE), industry…

TThe Io Programming Language

06.25.201917 Min Read — In programming

I am not a long-time Io enthusiast. I'm just a polyglot developer backpacking across different language ecosystems with a sense of curiosity and the software equivalent of a Rick Steves' travel guide…

MMissing Prelude to Rust Ownership

06.09.201913 Min Read — In programming

Recently, my friend Kait Moreno and I have started a YouTube video series to follow our progress as we go through The Rust Programming Language. If you haven't seen this yet, please consider clicking…

TThe Common Business-Oriented Language (COBOL)

05.17.201923 Min Read — In programming

I am not a professional mainframe developer. I'm just a polyglot programmer backpacking across different language ecosystems with a sense of curiosity and the software equivalent of a Rick Steves…

TThe Ruby Programming Language

05.13.20199 Min Read — In programming

I am not a Rubyist. I'm just a polyglot developer backpacking across different language ecosystems with a sense of curiosity and the software equivalent of a Rick Steves' travel guide: Bruce A. Tate’s…

PProgramming Language Tourism

05.10.20191 Min Read — In programming

A key assumption behind my decision to go back to grad school was that I would be free to engage in passion projects and creative coding. Alas, phrases like "that does not sufficiently advance the…

BBeginner Guide to WebVR on Daydream

12.24.20166 Min Read — In programming

Earlier today, I was pleased to discover that FedEx had shipped me an important package. No, this wasn't Christmas a week early (...or was it???). It was the brand-new Pixel phone and Daydream VR set…

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