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FSL Interceptor Creation
The Fsl package created by our very own Marc Simpson puts a really cool extension wrapper around the core of the great Fossil SCM. Adding new commands and such is easy, but requires both familiarity with a bit of a fringe language (Tcl) and requires knowledge of how the pieces of the Fsl wrapper interact. This tutorial goes through the creation of such an "interceptor" command as an illustration of how to get to there from here.
Located in Users / Michael T. Richter / YFL-related Blog
Have Designer, Will Travel
Making custom digital hardware used to be difficult and expensive. No longer. It's time for us to realise that we live in the age of custom hardware being within reach of the ordinary.
Located in Users / Michael T. Richter / YFL-related Blog
Hello, World
It's finally happened. I actually understand enough Plone (with Bahman's help!) to make meaningful contributions.
Located in Users / Michael T. Richter / YFL-related Blog
High vs. Low Level Languages
There's a lot of mistaken impressions about high level languages, both in terms of their attributes and their benefits. Allow me to elucidate.
Located in Users / Michael T. Richter / YFL-related Blog
Mercury's "Time to Hello World"
There's an interesting metric for language accessibility (and therefore, by extension, often its popularity) called "Time to Hello World". Mercury's "Time to Hello World" is abysmal. In this blog entry I will analyse both why it is so bad and what can be done to improve it.
Located in Users / Michael T. Richter / YFL-related Blog
Meta-Predicates in SWI-Prolog
The meta_predicate directive in Prolog can cause confusion when first encountered for two reasons: 1, it is a horrible, horrible hack; 2, documentation for it is badly-written by people who know what they mean but not how to express it. There is the further problem that each dialect does it differently (this being Pro-"what's a standard?"-log). Here's my attempt to make things a bit less confusing for SWI-Prolog (and probably YAP) users.
Located in Users / Michael T. Richter / YFL-related Blog
Comment Michael T. Richter on Stupid Shell Trick
Yes, I can see how running the "emacs" once with a long command line option and then an even *longer* command name ("emacsclient") with a [...]
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Setting up Emacs with Flymake for Mercury
Quick guide on how to get Emacs have Mercury code 'flymade' so you can see the errors as you edit the code.
Located in Users / Gert Meulyzer / Posts
Stupid Shell Trick
Launching GUI apps from the shell is often a pain. No longer!
Located in Users / Michael T. Richter / YFL-related Blog
Time to 'Fess Up
I played a little joke a while back and now it's time to both 'fess up and to explore some of the sadly all-too-explicable reactions to it.
Located in Users / Michael T. Richter / YFL-related Blog