Friday, February 18, 2011

On Writing Books for Programmers

My new article, On Writing Books for Programmers.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Kernighan and Pike on Design

It is not usually until you've built and used a version of the program that you understand the issues well enough to get the design right.


Wednesday, February 16, 2011

New Website is Up

Hi guys, The Reviews's sister, The Quotes went online just yesterday. There is only one quote at the moment :)

Sunday, February 13, 2011

New Article

My new article is up on The Reviews: Stop Imposing Programming Languages On Kids. Comments and feedback really appreciated.

Friday, February 11, 2011

What is going on with PowerShell?

The last version of PowerShell is 18 months old. Hello? I wonder if the project has been abandoned or something.

I sometimes wonder if I shouldn't use those Linux/Unix shells tools for windows. I have stayed faithful to Microsoft on this one for only too long. Powershell is just too slow and buggy. Even my text editor, Vim, does directory completion faster...

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Improvements to The Reviews

The Reviews (my reviews website) has been improved. A nice intro has been added. ShareIt and Paypal Donate buttons too. I like the template I created for it, it's called Maki. And I will use the same template for another website coming up in the next few days.