Come to think of it, I brushed by a Patriots football the other night and noticed my code has been less modular and more tightly coupled ever since. If only it was properly inflated I wouldn't have to waste all this time debugging and refactoring now.
Sometimes all I want is to drop a quick note with minimal structure. Forums use BBCode, Wikipedia uses Wiki markup, reddit uses a custom format, and some sites use straight up HTML.
We could eliminate all those [Formatting help] buttons if we all used `CommonMark`, which renders markup crisply, yet maintains readability as plaintext. Looking forward to seeing greater adoption and better apps!
What is Markdown? Markdown is a plain text format for writing structured documents, based on conventions used for indicating formatting in email and usenet posts. It was developed in 2004 by John Gruber, who wrote the first markdown-to-html converter in Perl, and it soon became widely used in ...
The State of the State of Go. I gave a similar talk at FOSDEM in February 2015. talks.golang.org/2015/state-of-go.slide. This talk builds on that talk. Go 1.5. Release schedule. Go 1.5 is scheduled for release in August 2015. The major work is done. We are now in the "feature freeze" period.
Heh, my project made the Amazon home page today! "My" as in I wrote the code that makes the Worry-Free guarantee available, but of course I worked w/ a solid team who all helped bring all the other aspects of this about (e.g., conception, marketing).