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Linux: “A Programming OS”?
I don’t get why Linux is associated with programming so heavily. Or why it is said to be "good for programmers". Now, I have some personal [...]
Operating System for “Programming”
Over the last few years – more than a decade, really – it seems that, somehow, *nix- and Linux in particular, has been tagged as being some [...]
C# 2.0 Features
C# 1.0 was something of a first-pass as a language design. It received refinements and improvements, and started to create it’s own unique identity with [...]
The self-perpetuating monoculture of Software Development
There has been a lot of recent noise regarding the demographic makeup of typical software developers and people working in CS. There is a lot of “pushback” [...]
Programming Languages (2)
I have a feeling this will be a topic I will cover at length repeatedly, and each time I will have learned things since my previous installments. The [...]
About Time I had a CI Server, Methinks
It suddenly occurred to me in the last week that I don’t really have a proper system in place for not only software downloads here on my website but [...]
Faking “Lightning” in a 2-D game
One of the fun parts of personal projects is, well, you can do whatever you want. Come up with a silly or even dumb idea and you can implement it if you [...]
C# 6 Features: Dictionary Initializers
Yet another new feature introduced into C# 6 are a feature called Dictionary Initializers. These are another “syntax sugar” feature that [...]
A Simple Download CMS: Planning
It was some time ago, and repeatedly, that I’ve mentioned my desire to rework some parts of the site. In particular, the “Downloads” page [...]
Buying Books … but never reading them
I’ve got a problem. Computer/Programming books. I have a shelf full of them. When I was a teenager my computer time was limited, so I would often [...]