Ruby Read

According to Tim O’Reilly’s always interesting quarterly analysis of the book industry, Ruby is doing extraordinarily well, with a 689% quarterly increase in sales and is now approaching Perl in terms of book sales. Caveats include the (some would say profound) difference between book sales and use. Most Perl programmers already have accumulated books on […]

On Being Dugg

On June 19, I posted 3 articles, “15 Exercises to Known a Programming Language,” which came to the attention of Digg and was, for a few days, on the front page (and even the top item) in the Programming theme. I’ve finally gotten around to reviewing my logs. While the article got about 8 times […]