Archive for July 2010

Moving Your Mind Into Vim Mode

You Won't Like It If you haven't used Vim before and you're looking to learn it – it's kind of like a first taste of coffee. Or beer. It's bitter, not par...

Why I Like Ruby, Part 2: Blocks

Nothing New Code blocks and closures are nothing new to programming – you can find them in most OO languages (and PERL :p). This has been sort of doable with C# using delegat...

The Reasons I Like Ruby

I Can't Change Your Mind. And I Don't Want To … and I said as much yesterday on my Tumblog. There's no point in my trying to convince you that LanguageX is better...

When Code Isn't Enough

I’ve been having an interesting ‘debate’ (if I can call it that) about whether it’s more relevant to show code when discussing non-MS frameworks, or to prod people to find out for ...