2008 in Summary
The second “stable” release of Shoes has flown. We still have a lot to do. But, hey.
While plundering around in the NodeBox forums, I happened upon a very stirring library for creating
That’s right. 1.0.
Yes-s-s, Zed takes me on!
Adam Wiggins: First, Rubyists love elegance.
Calling into Ruby from C is great, but I’ve noticed that I spend a lot of time casting
My my. How the sensationalist press does carry on.
The lynchpin of Ruby’s pidgins and so-called DSLs (Douchebaggery as a Second Language)
People say Google Chrome is a step behind Firefox because Firefox has addons.
I don’t mean to be overly sentimental or maudlin.
Vladimir Vukićević: Another graphics library, Skia, has recently appeared as part of the Google
Henri Bergson: This is just why the tragic poet is so careful to avoid anything calculated to attract
Threads can be tough and don’t suit beginners very well.
It just baffles me. There’s a landslide of interesting Philip K. Dick covers out there.
The euphoria. All of Shoes’ Carbon code is gone, rewritten using entirely Cocoa native code.
Here’s a brief Ruby scriptone that demos Shoes’ events and animationand
Martin DeMello: One of the most interesting facets of a desktop GUI system is how easy it makes it to
So, Yahoo!’s BrowserPlus came out of nowhere.
Shoes must cease growing to keep claiming its tinyness. Except for the manual. Let the manual bloat.
Hey, some progress. Three-and-a-half years after the working draft of YAML 1.
In Shoes, images have been much as they are in HTML. Generally, a path to the image.
I thought I had deleted this hack!
So, yeah, Processing.js. Big fans of Pjs in this vicinity.
So, I have a matter of Shoes business.
Despite all the clicking that has been done on a certain star.
After three years since their last release, ScummC has hit 0.2.0. And it’s looking really good.
At last, open source works as it should. Certainly, patching is cool. Branching is cool.
François Lamotte took some time to e-mail in about his friend 4P8. He thought we’d like this.
Bram Senders has put together a Debian package for Shoes. Available from apt in unstable and testing.
As of today, Nobody Knows Shoes doesn’t belong to me any more. I have disowned it.
The surgery was a success. Conkeror has landed its separation manuever.
People tend to dismiss DragonFlyBSD as the pipe dream of Matt Dillon, discounting all the work Matt
Oh nice, you can now preview the chapters for The Ruby Programming Language by David Flanagan and
Plainfield: This could lead to… tiny hatreds… building up little by little…
The Io language blog has a nice example of using self-modifying code to implement constants.
Here’s a bit more Io. Don’t feel obligated to spread this stuff around.
Well, that’s pretty wild.
Shoes’ first named release has arrived.
The best languages are deceptively simple.