Category Archives: Programming

Programming topics. Threads, graphics, realtime, whatever.

Remeber: When you need to serve simple content for testing (say because of AJAX restrictions on file:///), do: python -m SimpleHTTPServer

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Change of Theme

I like the basic design of TwentyTen (the WordPress default), but I didn’t like the stock header choices. After some time thinking about it, I decided that there should be something dynamic up there. Dynamic is more invasive than just … Continue reading

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Progress

I’ve been working on two projects. Well, one project with a sub project. And I switched jobs (more soon). I have a web app that I’ve been working on updating to be ajax’y. It is a feed reader (think Google … Continue reading

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PodTrack

This is a little command line utility for downloading podcasts into a directory. This can make for easy rsyncing to a flash card, or listening with a command line audio player. Find it at: https://github.com/jd-boyd/Podtrack I use it.  I don’t … Continue reading

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C++ Message Passing (overview, between threads)

Having installed Google Analytics two months ago, I now know that the two most popular search phrases that people use to get here from Google are “elisp hex” and “c++ message passing”.  There isn’t much more to say about using … Continue reading

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GitHub

Did I mention that I’m now on GitHub? See: https://github.com/jd-boyd I figured that would be easier that uploading raw source code into WordPress. I could always post my own git archives, but GitHub provides online browsing nice visualization features, so … Continue reading

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ReferUrl.net, Updated

I’ve been continuing to poke at the ReferURL.net URL shortening service I run. Recently I’ve added the following new features: The biggest change is the new bookmarklet.  Instead of redirecting you away from the page you are viewing, it overlays … Continue reading

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RESTq, RESTful queuing, update

First, I renamed it from msgQ to RESTq (or more likely just restq).  Also, I’ve joined the modern age and pushed it up to github: https://github.com/jd-boyd/restq Up next, I shall put it into real use, and I do still want … Continue reading

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πp-v2, the new Plan 9 file protocol

The symbol is Pi. I point that out since it doesn’t render very nicely in my web browser. The URL for the paper is: http://proness.kix.in/misc/%CF%80p-v2.pdf Yes, they stuck the symbol into the file name as well. Plan9 people seem to … Continue reading

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Small revisit of C++ message passing (in a threaded program)

The post C/C++ Message Passing from June ’08 is one or the more popular ones, if Google Analytics is to be believed. Not only that, but every one who arrived there by Google search was looking for C++, not C. … Continue reading

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