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A bunch of people pointed out Dan Benjamin’s recent article on his top 10 programming fonts. He rated Inconsolata as his favorite font, with Consolas as a close second. I generally use Monaco, the standard monospace font shipped with every Mac, but I’d played with Inconsolata a bit in the past. I really like it, […]
$ js Rhino 1.7 release 1 2008 03 06 js> var foo = new RegExp(“([a-zA-Z/])+”); /([a-zA-Z/])+/ js> foo.test(null) true What? Passing null to a regexp passes?
1972 – Alain Colmerauer designs the logic language Prolog. His goal is to create a language with the intelligence of a two year old. He proves he has reached his goal by showing a Prolog session that says “No.” to every query. From One Div Zero: A Brief, Incomplete, and Mostly Wrong History of Programming […]
I’ve been using IRC for quite a while and have always had one niggling problem: when you lose your network connection, you miss out on everything that happens. This is fundamental to how IRC works; the server doesn’t keep track of what you’re missing, so you never see the missing things when you reconnect. This […]