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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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Python in Your Browser

Over the past few weeks I’ve been playing around with some tools which compile Python code to JavaScript. If you’re writing a web app with a Python back-end, writing Python for the browser offers two things: (a) you no longer … 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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Flowchart Python

Introduction In 2006, I created Flowchart Python, a Python-based language that uses a flowchart for high-level language structure. I released it on pygame.org. A workmate was recently searching for something related to Python and flowcharts, and stumbled across my project. … Continue reading

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Twisted + Pygame the Easy Way

I’ve put together a Python package called fibre. It provides helpers to make it easy to write asynchronous applications. It uses Twisted under the hood. I’ve also made a package called fibre.ui. It adds user interface support using pygame. One … Continue reading

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