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Fasten Your Seatbelts

From Jon Udell’s weblog: Civilization took a great leap forward when we learned how to write stuff down. Now we're learning to film our stories and to TiVo t...
March 25, 2005

Sorry, Make That Two Rails Books

As Dave says, the cat's out of the bag: there's a Rails Recipes book in the works. Really, really hope this year's PyCon produces a concerted effort to crea...
March 24, 2005

What I’d Say If I Were At PyCon

Dave Thomas, of Pragmatic Programmer fame, is working on a new book about RubyOnRails. In my opinion, none of the entry-level Python web programming systems...
March 23, 2005

State of the Scripting Universe

This article is an extended interview with principals in the Perl, Python, Ruby, Tcl, and PHP worlds. Interesting how much they agree on...
March 22, 2005

Thirteen Things That Do Not Make Sense

Science is never finished---that's what makes it fun. Here, courtesy of New Scientist magazine, is a list of thirteen things that do not make sense. There'...
March 18, 2005