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Theodore Katseres
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Programming is a task where laziness is a virtue. We write modules to avoid repeatedly writing subroutines. We write subroutines to avoid repeatedly writing loops. We write loops to avoid repeatedly writing code... And there's another level of laziness: we use language shortcuts to avoid writing ...
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Arguments for a good language. 
As a Perl 5 programmer of about a decade, I'm well aware of how it was referred to at some point or another as the "write-only" and "linenoise" language. With the newest addition of the baby Perl 6 language to the Perl family, I fear that I must declare (wildly speculate) based on my extensive ...
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Doing the LORD's Work
Emmett Plant (former Slashdot editor as well as video interviewee) writes: Legend of the Red Dragon was written by Seth Robinson in 1989, and it remains one of the most popular games of the DOS BBS era. Chris England has been doing his part to keep the game alive for the past twelve years, adapting ...
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In a world where both software and hardware frequently become obsolete right on release, two rival programs can stake a claim to being among the longest-lived applications of all time. Both programs are about to enter their fifth decades. Both programs are text editors, for inputting and editing code, data...
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How to unit test code opening a pipe to sendmail
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I love this line. "Today's NSA secrets become tomorrow's PhD theses and the next day's hacker tools."
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Parse your language people.
About Ron Savage. user-pic I try to write all code in Perl, but find I end up writing in bash, CSS, HTML, JS, and SQL, and doing database design, just to get anything done... More info ». Search this blog. Search. Feedback welcome; Hosted by Dave Cross of Magnum Solutions and Aaron Crane of ...
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Object-Relational Mappers (ORMs) are awesome if you think about your database a collection of objects. They're awful if you think about your database as a database. My primary client right now is ZipRecruiter and my work involves rewriting one of their internal systems to be more flexible.
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