M-<sacred chao>


March 2015

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Worst software today: Grunt. You may blame it on my failure to understand how the plugins get default arguments and how to debug them.

[rant javascript]

November 2014

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Why on earth would Grunt try to open a broken symlink (a temporary one from Emacs)? Oh I know, it's probably a JavaScript phenomenon.


Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Seriously, if your documentation and/or the corresponding search isn't usable without JavaScript on, you're doing it wrong.


October 2014

Monday, October 6, 2014

The next time someone mentions PEP8 it'll be a paddling.

[python rant]

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Reading Hacker News comments now feels a lot like reddit and/or YouTube. So much hype, so much ignorance.


September 2014

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Don't just use a icon symbol for a function, add a tooltop/hover/whatever as well to explain that action.


August 2014

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Lesson today: Don't (only) use glob if you want repeatable results; basically anywhere you don't sort files by some criteria.


Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The idea that content formats (not implementations) are intentionally designed to be permissive and accommodating to errors is, simply said, offputting. Fix the goddamn content instead.