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Pour Some Syntactic Sugar On Me: ‘Unless’ Keyword

Let’s face it, syntactic sugar can be a very attractive feature for a language (I consider Perl to be an extremely powerful language composed almost entirely of syntactic sugar), and I think it’s about time we all started demanding the “Unless” Keyword as a counterpart to the “If” Keyword. Let me give you a pretty […]

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

Blankets – Nature’s Simple Truths

Just as a quick FYI, it has come to my attention that all programming languages suck. Prolog, PL/1, Perl, C, C++, ASM, Haskell, PHP, Python, Ruby, Tcl, Java, Delphi, COBOL, FORTRAN, Pascal, Visual Basic, ASP.NET, Ocaml, C# and so on… all worthless. This comes as a huge relief. According to further reading I’ve done, all […]

Friday, October 9th, 2009

Programming Nuances, PHP and JavaScript

Two little snippets, some simple things that seem to be forgotten when writing code. ¬†First, a general example using PHP; have you ever found yourself writing a loop that looks something like this? $i = 0; while ($row = mysql_fetch_assoc($result) { // … // maybe something about $i % 2 to determine even-from-odd rows ++$i; […]

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

Nerdisms: Destroying America

Hey there kids! Put your walk-mans down and listen up! Let’s “rap” for a second about nerds. Nerds, the social stragglers that make your stuff go just so you won’t beat them. Nerds, the… Actually, I’m sick of this already. I was browsing Graphjam today, and I ran across this: I, like many, thought it […]

Monday, September 14th, 2009