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Exchanging Work in Progress with Mercurial

The Problem I work with other people on software projects. Sometimes it would be really handy to be able to exchange unstable work in progress with other developers, without having to commit the work as a permanent changeset in our … Continue reading

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Issue Tracker Gamification

I’ve been playing with habitrpg, which gamifies habit-setting. You have a little character with experience points, hit points and gold pieces. You earn experience and gold for achieving your habit goals. You lose hit points for failing to achieve goals. … Continue reading

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Coming Soon in Trosnoth

I recently spent 14 hours hacking on Trosnoth with a friend, and I thought I’d give you a taster of two things that are coming in Trosnoth 1.7… Neutral Zones The rules are a-changin’. People have suggested variations of this … Continue reading

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A Whole New Language

I like to dream. Occasionally I dream about what the ideal programming language would look like. Yes, I know, writing a new programming language would involve all sorts of hurdles like convincing people to adopt it, building a community around … Continue reading

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Crazy Idea: Chatting to Your Programming Language

What Is This? Today I’m writing about the embryo of a crazy idea I’ve had. It hasn’t yet passed the tests of usefulness and feasibility. I can’t yet clearly visualise what the implementation of the idea looks like. I’m writing … Continue reading

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