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Marginalia has a new home.

Aug 12, 2013

A few days ago I posted that I was looking for a new home for Marginalia and today I am happy to say that I have found one. Gary Deer has graciously agreed to take the reins and push Marginalia in new and exciting directions. Two projects fall under the Marginalia banner: Marginalia lein-marginalia […]

_why’s Potion — a new home

Aug 11, 2013

In August of 2009 I assumed the role of maintainer of the Potion programming language created by _why the Lucky Stiff. Over the past 4 years I’ve performed maintenance, added features and managed patches to the codebase. While I’ve always enjoyed the language and the codebase itself, I never viewed that language as truly mine.1 […]

Marginalia needs a home

Aug 7, 2013

A long time ago I wrote a blog post entitled The Marginalia Manifesto that described my motivations for developing the Marginalia documentation system. While much of what I wrote about documentation still holds in my own mind, I have long since become a mere user of my own software. That is, what Marginalia does right […]

C.S. on the cheap

Jul 23, 2013 some comments

The famous book publisher Hayward Cirker, the founder of Dover Publications built a fortune on finding obscure books that had either gone out of print or escaped publication altogether, and printing them himself. Among his many successes you’ll find amazing books on mathematics and physics including The Theory of Relativity, The Thirteen Books of the […]

FP vs. OO, from the trenches.

Jul 22, 2013 some comments

I’ve been programming for quite some time and have explored a variety of programming paradigms along the way. From time to time people will ask1 which is better: functional programming or object-oriented programming. Having done both extensively in my time I can exclaim a resounding: it depends. Lame. While I’ll never be a major player […]

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