The GLUtil Haskell package I wrote about before is now available on hackage.
Pete Lacey provides a fair analysis of Adobe’s Apollo. It’s a helpful post since it’s not really trying to strongly influence opinion about Apollo either way, even if it may inflame advocates of some of the technologies given somewhat gruff treatment. All told, the analysis sounds fine to me, but the development story still leaves … Read more
Netscape validates my fear of URIs (link thanks to Dare). There are a couple issues here. First, how does something like this affect visions of the unfolding web? On the one hand, storing the same data in two live sources (not counting backups here) is commonly taken as an inefficient and dangerous practice. If the … Read more
Nick Carr discusses the idea (brought up by Chris Anderson) of wrapping bits of data with an appropriate application, and then embedding that bundle directly into a web page. Bruno Pedro extends the basic idea to include the notion that not all the data be included in that bundle. At some point of extension, I … Read more
Over at ONLamp, chromatic has a great review of Roles in Perl 6. I’m very excited to see more languages take up Traits or Roles, as it truly does speak towards how many of us write software today. Or at least how we’re trying to write software despite language constraints. While dynamically typed languages serve … Read more