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More "Beautiful Code" News

A lot happened while I was on holiday: RegDeveloper in the UK liked it. Jon Bentley gave a talk about Quicksort at Google (video online). He refers to BC ...
August 29, 2007

Another Summer…

Tomorrow is our summer students’ last day (and two are already gone). It’s been a great few months: everyone was productive, and I think they all had fun, t...
August 29, 2007

49X Projects in the Wild

One of the goals of CSC494/495 (one of my goals, anyway) is to give students a chance to build software that people will actually use. It’s therefore been ve...
August 29, 2007

Distributing Python Applications

Rudolf Olah has a nice short piece on packaging and distributing Python apps. Thanks to David Wolever for the pointer.
August 10, 2007

Facebook Developers’ Camp

Joey DeVilla has a good report on the Facebook Developers’ Camp recently held in Toronto; David Crow adds links to developer resources. I’ve started wonderin...
August 09, 2007