Tuesday, May 18, 2010

"This is why I write web apps"

A blog post by Imvox about porting their C# desktop application to Mac OS X using Mono and Monobjc resulted in some hilarious Hacker News comments:
  • "A lot of apps still need to run in the Dark Ages that are desktop development"
  • "expertise with somewhat strange problems that your average web programmer just isn't suited to handle such as memory leaks"
  • "RealBASIC is surprisingly awesome for cross-platform application development"
  • And of course: "This is why I write web apps

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Time Out

csharp> TimeSpan s = TimeSpan.FromSeconds(3);
csharp> s.Milliseconds;
csharp> s.TotalMilliseconds;

Tuesday, December 15, 2009


After some vacillation about a clever name for this blog, here it is. Names not chosen include but are not limited to:
  • Currying Favor
  • Open Closures
  • Programming: What a Haskell
  • 0x29A: Number of the BST
  • C!@$%^&*
  • Kicked in the Critical Region
  • Func<You>
  • Lock and Roll
  • Try Finally
  • Travelling Salesman
  • Untupulous