Does Visual Studio Rot the Mind?
“Ruminations on the Psychology and Aesthetics of Coding By Charles Petzold
A Talk Delivered at the NYC .NET Developer’s Group, October 20, 2005″
As Adam Turoff explained once, Perl has two subtle advantages: manipulexity and whipituptitude. It’s very important to be able to solve the problem at hand simply and easily without languages and tools and syntax getting in your way. That’s whipituptitude. Manipulexity is the ability to use simple tools and build a sufficiently complex solution to a complex problem.
What is Perl 6? by chromatic
Bricklayer is a little bit like .net, java with netbeans, and all the other technologies that allows for strict seperation of presentation, business, and application logic. Bricklayer is built with PERL, and in some ways approximates the API we all know so well in MovableType. If you’re a developer who likes perl, give it a look.
JSON is a lightweight data-interchange format. Apparently its a language independant way of notating objects using C like syntax. Interesting…