David Beazley’s Python Essential Reference, 4e Jason Venner’s Pro Hadoop
Amateur astrophotographers recorded more than 1TB of data in the creation of this high-res image of the surface of the moon. Pretty.
Tim Bray has a good post about “Test-Driven Heresy,” in which he admits failing to live up to the ideal of writing tests firsts and only writing enough code to pass a test. I’m Catholic in my test-driven beliefs, which is to say that I am a terrible sinner, but I like to think that […]
My column on ASP.NET MVC is finally available. Note that since this column was written, ASP.NET MVC integration with Visual Studio 2010 Beta has become available.
In the past week, my first-gen iPhone seems to have decided that the time has come for me to move on to a new 3GS. First my Wi-Fi stopped working. Then I upgraded to 3.0. When I try to activate “Find my iPhone” it doesn’t work (but maybe that’s because I don’t have a built-in […]
The Big Island of Hawaii is a single county whose spending is controlled by a 9-person county council. The problem is that our local government is ridiculously petty, with an “East side vs. West side” dynamic that flies in the face of the needs and sentiment of the people who live here. Additionally, our young […]
Intentional Software will change the way business software is developed. Update: For those having trouble following the link, it’s http://www.sdtimes.com/WINDOWS__NET_WATCH_INTENTIONAL_S_CHROME_IF_NOT_SILVER_BULLET/By_Larry_O_Brien/About_DOMAINSPECIFICLANGUAGES_and_MICROSOFT/33526
I promised Jon Galloway that I would send him some “geek acres” coffee. I thought I’d write a post about growing and processing coffee as a hobby… Step 1: Live on the Big Island of Hawaii Step 2: Have some coffee trees Step 3: Pick the cherry by hand (better yet, have your wife do […]
Amazon has made a bunch of Internet programming resources available in Kindle format for $0.99