Wednesday, February 3, 2010

real developers ship

As we know, There are known knowns. There are things we know we know. We also know There are known unknowns. That is to say We know there are some things We do not know. But there are also unknown unknowns, The ones we don't know We don't know. http://www.codinghorror.com/blog/archives/000773.html

JetBrains PyCharm Preview - New Shiny Python IDE

http://www.jetbrains.net/confluence/display/PYH/JetBrains+PyCharm+Preview

The State of the Internet

Here we take a look at exactly who is using the Internet the most, how they are using it and how much the amount of usage is increasing. At a glance, we can see that there are the same number of men and women who use the Internet. However, their age, educational background and level of income may influence how much time they spend online. http://www.focus.com/fyi/information-technology/state-internet/

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

HipHop for PHP

HipHop for PHP isn't technically a compiler itself. Rather it is a source code transformer. HipHop programmatically transforms your PHP source code into highly optimized C++ and then uses g++ to compile it. HipHop executes the source code in a semantically equivalent manner and sacrifices some rarely used features — such as eval() — in exchange for improved performance... (http://developers.facebook.com/news.php?blog=1&story=358) Hmm, sound interesting... simular to http://code.google.com/p/shedskin/

Monday, February 1, 2010