Monthly Archives: November 2012

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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Don’t Beg the Question

Did you know: “begging the question” doesn’t mean what you* think it means. * “You” applies to 90.1%** of living English-speaking people. ** This figure was plucked from the æther, so it must be true. What Does It Mean? Traditionally, … Continue reading

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