Archive for March, 2006

Bullet Ball

Monday, March 27th, 2006

As some of you may know, on occasion I enjoy a little dose of reality via reality TV. Tonight after a 11.5 hour day coding I sat down with Lucas and watched the second episode of American Inventor. In case you’ve never heard of the show, basically it involves an American Idol like process where […]

Fun.

Saturday, March 25th, 2006

Unsustainable work levels are fun.
http://www.artima.com/cppsource/cpp0x.html
Look at the beautiful simplicity of the new C++….

template using Vec = vector;
Vec v = { 2.3, 1.2, 6.7, 4.5 };
sort(v);
for(auto p = v.begin(); p!=v.end(); ++p)
cout < < *p

Big Meeting

Thursday, March 23rd, 2006

As some of you may know. I’m involved in the very early phases of launching a startup company here in Toronto. We formed the company (not legally, but in agreements) on March 1st. We are going to launch our website on June 1st.
I’ve been writing the application (Rails) non-stop since then and have an incredibly […]

Instructions for the non-alpha-nerd.

Thursday, March 23rd, 2006

Dearest Adam,
I know you aren’t a retarted monkey. But, you understand that the Save button  simply saves
the file… while the “Publish” button is most-likely what you were looking for.
Yours Truly,
Hampton.

You know you’re an alpha nerd…

Thursday, March 23rd, 2006

When you get excited as you download the edge version of rails and you eagerly read the CHANGELOG file and then, crossreference the bug-tracker ids that were recently closed. This is how you start your day, *every day* before the 9 hours of coding and unit-test writing that will follow. Also, when you start to […]

DevTower Alpha Version for Ruby on Rails / Rake

Friday, March 10th, 2006

http://rubyforge.org/projects/devtower/
Alright guys, this is a nice little package I put together which is
really quite simple and at least for me, endlessly useful.
I usually work in small teams of 2-3 other developers and usually we
are all running our own dev boxes at home. So, whenever someone makes a
change to the database schema or test data, it […]