Archive for February, 2007

The next big thing

Sunday, February 11th, 2007

I’ve just finished reading Stevey’s latest. His quite long essay (that was apparently written in under an hour) is about the features he believes we will see in the next language that is going to take over the world. What he describes sounds like magic. A language with Lisp’s expressiveness, C’s speed and Python’s cleanliness. [...]

Tracking down rogue print statements

Wednesday, February 7th, 2007

I’ve spend the last hour hunting for a rogue print somewhere in my code. I almost never use a debugger these days, relying almost exclusively on debug prints. Python makes it easy and Scite makes that even easier. That habit has just bit me in the ass. Like I said, I spend the last hour [...]