Years ago, I lost my temper while arguing with my brother, and said, "Jeff, I could teach you everything I know and you'd still be an idiot." Please keep that in mind as you read this site.

Recent posts

Conservation of Happiness

Two messages below the announcement that Beautiful Code had won a Jolt award was a rejection notice from Google—it seems that exploring ways to integrate new...
March 06, 2008

Beautiful Code Wins Jolt Award

Dr. Dobb’s Journal has announced the winners of the 18th annual Jolt Product Excellence and Productivity Awards at the SD West 2008 conference. The Jolt Awar...
March 06, 2008

DrProject 3.0 alpha

DrProject 3.0 is now up at http://www.drproject.org — there are still some bugs to shake out before it debuts at PyCon, but we think the interface is a big i...
March 05, 2008


First Jeff Healy, now Gary Gygax — this week is turning into a real downer :-(.
March 04, 2008

Writing Is a Drug

I’m pleased to announce that Jennifer Campbell, Paul Gries, Jason Montojo, and I have signed a contract with the Pragmatic Programmers to do a textbook for C...
March 04, 2008