Victoria Crater Makes My Heart Go Pitter-Patter

<a href=”http://marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov/gallery/press/opportunity/20060927b/site_B76_264_navcam_CYL_L-B952R1.jpg”” target=”_new” atomicselection=”true” rel=”noopener noreferrer”> The image above is linked to the 2680 x 982  original. If you’ve got dual-monitors and can stretch it out, it’s an amazing vista of, you know, the surface of another planet.

SD Times Latest

At the risk of sounding immodest, I think we SD Times columnists have been hitting on all cylinders for the past few issues. The latest issue includes Allen Holub on FitNesse testing, Andrew Binstock on free books for programmers, and some crap from me on XNA and non-professional programming (written before I’d gotten hands on XNA. […]

.NET Template Engine: A Step Towards DSLs

This article on Code Project (found via Steve Pietrek) might be an excellent stepping-stone for someone trying to learn language-design and compiler technologies. While code-generation and templates are good first steps and are easy to do easy things, but you should be aware that as the semantics of what you’re trying to accomplish increases, the […]