Author: Peter Williams

Author: Peter Williams

Continuations (or How my Head Exploded)

Occasionally I find a new idea and wonder how I lived so long without encountering it before. Continuations are one of those ideas. I have been hearing about them for a few months but only recently have I started to understand them. They have been around for a long time and can solve problems that

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Author: Peter Williams

Author: Peter Williams

April 1st

Brian (get a blog so I can link to you) pointed this out to me. I had to put it up since I’ve been bitching and moaning about XP for a while now. This is also cute.

Author: Peter Williams

Author: Peter Williams

Author: Peter Williams

Interview with Alan Kay

This is an interesting interview with Alan Kay. Most software today is very much like an Egyptian pyramid with millions of bricks piled on top of each other, with no structural integrity, but just done by brute force and thousands of slaves. He also has some choice words for early binding If you’re using early-binding

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Author: Peter Williams

Author: Peter Williams

Quote for the Day

From The State of the Scripting Universe Compilation will eventually come to be seen for what it is: merely an optimization tool, and one whose use is almost always premature. This interview is really interesting, especially once you realize that this was done via email and that none of the interviewees were aware of the

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Author: Peter Williams