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My Programming Bookshelf

Dec 17, 2007

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A Python Dnd Proficiency Engine

Dec 14, 2007 one comment

Python generators are very interesting beasts. Essentially, they are functions that can be invoked numerous times while maintaining their state between calls. This is an incremental process defined by the way that the yield keyword is used in the function. That is, every call to the generator’s next() method will return the result of the […]

Linkage 2007.12.14

Dec 14, 2007

NetHack-el<br/> What happens when you combine the most advanced, self-documenting, customizable, extensible real-time display editor, Emacs, with nethack, the most elaborate role-playing environment ever invented? Emacs Lisp List<br/> FP in Lisp<br/> But as the port nears completion, I find myself questioning some of the design decisions. Did C++ force me down a path where Lisp […]

Linkage 2007.12.13

Dec 13, 2007

Lazy programming<br/> Lazy programming is a general concept of delaying the processing of a function or request until the results are needed. Cloudbook<br/> According to our anonymous source, the initial Cloudbook model will be powered by a Via C7 ULV processor clocked at 1.2GHz, and come with a 30GB hard drive. It will ship in […]

Tejada traded for spare change

Dec 12, 2007 some comments

Miguel Tejada was traded today to the Houston Astros for a package of Luke Scott, Matt Albers, Troy Patton, Dennis Sarfate, and Michael Costanzo. On the surface this trade seems like a quantity over quality scenario, but there are a few things to take into consideration:<br/> There is some speculation that Tejada will be listed […]

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