March, 2006

  • Driving me round the bend

    So Will doesn't like filesystems much. I can kind of see his point, though being a developer at heart I'm much more at home with a nice simple hierarchical structure than a magical metadata based ether that I can throw files into. It took me a long time...
  • So many toys to play with

    Now looks like a great time to be a developer, with a whole raft of exciting new technologies coming out such as Atlas, WPF and XNA. Atlas is Microsoft's AJAX framework for delivering rich web applications, and frankly just looks a whole lot of fun...
  • And on (and on (and on...))

    So my journey of learning Monad continues, and I'm now in the realm of variables, functions and control flow. On the UK student technology blog they have a play with MSH and come up with a version of the Fibonacci function (sorry if I spoilt the surprise...
  • But is it art?

    Got a system design you're burning to share with the world? The beauty of good system design often goes underappreciated, yet is fundamental to ensuring stable, reliable and efficent operation. Well here is your opportunity to demonstrate your creative...
  • Extracting the chip

    I've been accused of sounding like a marketing drone in my last blog entry, and for that I apologise. But at least people are reading. And please do feel free to comment, I can always delete anything I disagree with :-) Anyway, this Slashdot post on...