Tag Archives: programming

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

Posted in midlength | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in short | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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

Posted in short | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in long | Tagged , , , , , | 7 Comments

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

Posted in long | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments