I don't write here often, but I also work on open source projects.
I'm not really convinced that sliced bread is that much of an improvement over uncut bread, but Gradle is definitely better. Considering how much I've been using Gradle over the last 2 years, I'm surprised I haven't written anything about it yet.Continue Reading
I heard about If This Then That on Tech News Today a couple weeks ago and just started playing around with it today. It's basically a way for you to automate all kinds of tasks based on different web services (mostly social networks) that you use. Some examples:Continue Reading
After completing 7 Languages in 7 Weeks, I decided to start working on a project to get my feet wet in Scala. For the past couple weeks I've been reading through Programming in Scala, which is seemingly the definitive Scala book and is written by the language author.Continue Reading
I'm all done with the 7 Languages in 7 Weeks book. Overall, I was very happy with it and recommend it to anyone looking to broaden their programming horizons.Continue Reading
The final language of 7 Languages in 7 Weeks was Haskell, the only pure functional language in the book. This is the only chapter where I completely gave up on most of the exercises. More on that later...Continue Reading