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Kernighan's lever

Everyone knows that debugging is twice as hard as writing a program in the first place. So if you're as clever as you can be when you write it, how will you ever debug it? Read more.

Posted Tuesday 11-Dec-2012 22:33, 14 comments.

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Phasor, high quality video

I am very grateful to Barta Zoli from Hungary, for building a replica of Phasor, making a high quality video capture and allowing me to share it with you on this site (and on youtube). Read more.

Posted Tuesday 22-Jun-2010 18:40, 1 comment.

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Linkstar, pagerank peddlers?

I was contacted by a company called Linkstar (link-star.co.uk). They wanted to place text ads on my site, for a reasonable sum of money. Fair enough, but I researched them and found some discouraging information. Read more.

Posted Wednesday 5-May-2010 20:10, 4 comments.

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Leaky redaction

Yay! Third place in the 2008 Underhanded C Contest. Read more.

Posted Wednesday 14-Oct-2009 21:34, 3 comments.

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What's up?

I realize I haven't posted anything for more than half a year, so you might be wondering what I'm up to. Don't worry, there are plenty of projects in the pipeline. These are the two big ones right now: Read more.

Posted Wednesday 18-Feb-2009 16:57, 2 comments.

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Where's the man's hat?

I found this intriguing little story while looking through some old boxes from the attic. Apparently, I wrote this at the age of five. Read more.

Posted Saturday 14-Jun-2008 12:37, 3 comments.

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A case against syntax highlighting

Do you rely on syntax highlighting when developing software? If so, you may be shooting yourself in the foot. In this post, I will argue that syntax highlighting, while aesthetically seductive, moves focus from content to form, and discourages those who look at the code from trying to understand it. Read more.

Posted Sunday 26-Aug-2007 13:44, 153 comments.