I do not know why I appreciate it, but it sure is cool when someone much more knowledgeable than me says what I have been thinking about a topic.
Working from manually transcribed data can have its moments… Continue reading “Fun with bad data”
208 lines in the ObjectTest.php. 15 lines in the class file. <facepalm>
Coders are slightly given to making snide remarks. Continue reading “Warnings”
Sometimes I need to write my way through a concept to an implementation outline. Continue reading “Noodling aloud”
I usually have more than a few things going at one time. Continue reading “Fiery irons”
When I first started coding *anything*, it was generally a team event with a lot of giggling and pimply-faced nerd humour, and the noise of the teletype hammering away. Later it was a solo affair with milk-crates loaded with cassettes providing a progressively stranger and louder mix of music, emphasis on strange. Slowly the lights and people and noise and stuph have been paring away – now even the quiet jazz is too distracting, and I miss my pre-dawn sessions before crawling into bed to ignore the normal humans.
One of the things which is really holding me up is learning just enough about development environment creation/maintenance to let me get to the good stuff: coding. Continue reading “Development environment”