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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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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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PyCon Australia 2012: Sunday

I wrote about the Saturday of PyCon Australia a few weeks ago. To round it off, here’s my highlights from the Sunday. Benno Rice (of bellowtheline fame) gave a brilliant talk on Behave, a cute behaviour driven development framework for … Continue reading

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PyCon Australia 2012: Saturday

I’m currently at PyCon Australia in Hobart. As I write this, Saturday’s programme is over, and it’s been a great conference so far. A few highlights: Mark Ramm’s Keynote: Don’t waste your life on projects that are going to fail … Continue reading

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