A Lazy Sequence

Bookmarks for 2010

Movie fonts

Linotype tell you what fonts are on what movies.

www.linotype.com

21 December 2010

Clojure at BackType

Nathan Marz shows how BackType uses Clojure and his Hadoop powered Cascalog system. In this video Marz introduces Cascalog and shows how they used it to build their influencer metrics

sna-projects.com

27 November 2010

ZeroMQ and Clojure

A brief introduction to Zero Message Queue and Clojure.

antoniogarrote.wordpress.com

12 November 2010

Tito

A fun little web based musical toy. Requires flash.

www.adornomedia.com

12 November 2010

Jim Butcher and Fred Hicks Interview

The Walking Eye interviews Jim Butcher (author of the Dresden Files) and Fred Hicks (of Evil Hat games) about the Dresden Files RPG.

www.thewalkingeye.com

12 November 2010

Macronomicon

Fogus's studies in macrology in Clojure.

github.com

02 November 2010

(not= DSL macros)

Christophe Grand's Clojure Conj slides.

vrac.cgrand.net

22 October 2010

docco

A javascript/coffeescript documentation generator.

github.com

21 October 2010

Organizing programs

A paper from Sun/Oracle about prototypal software models (.ps.gz)

labs.oracle.com

19 October 2010

Backbone

Backbone supplies structure to JavaScript-heavy applications by providing models with key-value binding and custom events, collections with a rich API of enumerable functions, views with declarative event handling, and connects it all to your existing application over a RESTful JSON interface.

documentcloud.github.com

19 October 2010

Gridulator

A tool for calculating pixel grid for any width.

gridulator.com

19 October 2010

Mike Mignola's studio

12 photo's showing Hellboy creator Mike Mignola's studio, complete with sketches for The Whittier Legacy.

www.mtv.com

15 October 2010

Aspect technology

Rob Donoghue on refinements and tweaks for Aspects in the FATE RPG system.

rdonoghue.blogspot.com

09 October 2010

CSS gradient editor

A browser based tool for generating CSS for gradients

www.colorzilla.com

08 October 2010

git-achievements

Over 40 different achievements to gain with Git, most width different levels to be achieved.

github.com

27 September 2010

unifycle

Fogus's unification library for Clojure.

www.fogus.me

27 September 2010

Mouse Guard cards

Indy Pete's Mouse Guard cards and tokens.

plainvanilla.typepad.com

26 August 2010

Bier Essentials

Stephen Bier's beer reviews archive.

www.bier.co.nz

20 August 2010

Game design is mind control

Luke Crane and Jared Sorensen gencon game design panel. 1 hour 45 minutes of audio.

www.thewalkingeye.com

11 August 2010

Reducate

A for-like macro for reduce in clojure

github.com

06 August 2010

Fixie bike stunts

blah blah hipsters blah blah backflip off a tree! also Band of Horses music

www.youtube.com

05 August 2010

Counter Clockwise key bindings

This page details keybindings and other features of a clojure editor. These keybindings include all the 'paredit' mode support to make sexp editing easy.

code.google.com

03 August 2010

The HTML5 test

How well does your browser support HTML5?

www.html5test.com

02 August 2010

Replacement icon for Eclipse

Mark Story has created an icon for eclipse on the mac that is much less ugly than the purple atrocity that ships by default. There are also instructions on installing it.

mark-story.com

02 August 2010

Freeze

Rob Donoghue's advice on dealing with players freezing up in roleplaying games

rdonoghue.blogspot.com

20 July 2010

HTML5 programming with F#

Don Syme shows how to use F# to generate client side javascript with a simple annotation. The F# is a very close match to the JS you would write, only type checked.

blogs.msdn.com

14 July 2010

ClojureDocs

Online community documention for Clojure and clojure libraries and tools.

clojuredocs.org

13 July 2010

The West Marches

Ben Robbins describes his West Marches campaign designed around intermittent attendance and scheduling. Via Irminsul

arsludi.lamemage.com

29 June 2010

Story Games names project

The Story Games project to create a book of names for a wide range of settings

www.bullypulpitgames.com

22 June 2010

Comparing Clojure books

Stack Overflow discussion on the various clojure books available.

stackoverflow.com

15 June 2010

Towards a universal VM

A presentation about improving the JVM for multiple languages (InfoQ presentation).

www.infoq.com

14 June 2010

defmethodfn

Perfect for those situations where something returns a function that you want to use as a multimethod

gist.github.com

10 June 2010

Nels Cline: tech talk

Apparently Nels Cline has a huge page about his guitar gear on his site. A bunch of it at least is pre his Wilco stuff but screw it, its Nels Cline.

www.nelscline.com

05 June 2010

A partial road map to RPG structure

An infographic looking at a partial spectrum of RPG games and how various approaches to characters etc interact.

www.storiesyouplay.com

03 June 2010

History of T

Olin Shiver's history of 'T'; an early lisp/scheme implementation

www.paulgraham.com

12 May 2010

NIN wallpapers

A bunch of wallpapers from the Nine Inch Nails.

beta.media.nin.com

01 May 2010

Clojure performance guarantees

An excellent summary of the performance guarantees of core datastructures and operations in Clojure.

www.innoq.com

28 April 2010

VMKit

A Substrate for Managed Runtime Environments. Apparently built on top of a number of interesting technologies, most notably LLVM.

lambda-the-ultimate.org

23 April 2010

Clojure datatypes

Overview of the datatypes features coming in Clojure 1.2

clojure.org

22 April 2010

Every time zone

Never warp your brain with timezone math again

everytimezone.com

20 April 2010

Maxine VM

A Java VM in Java

lambda-the-ultimate.org

15 April 2010

Randomness in games

Greg Costikyan examines the role of randomness in games

playthisthing.com

15 April 2010

A dismal guide to concurrency

An overview of different challenges and approaches to concurrency in software design.

www.facebook.com

13 April 2010

Clojure performance tips

Some simple tips to make clojure code faster (and largely not any uglier)

gnuvince.wordpress.com

05 April 2010

moustache

Christophe Grand's Moustache micro web framework for Clojure

github.com

29 March 2010

memoize done right

Meikel Brandmeyer revisits his Clojure memoizing function with respect to concurrency tools.

kotka.de

16 March 2010

Clojure bookshelf

Rich Hickey's list of books that influenced clojure or otherwise related.

www.amazon.com

15 March 2010

Clojure memoization

Meikel Brandmeyer uses the rule of three to write an improved memoization utility for clojure

kotka.de

09 March 2010

Square peg, REST hole

"For all its goodness, REST sometimes feels like trying to fit a square peg in the proverbial round hole" via Bill de hOra

stage.vambenepe.com

25 February 2010

It is okay to use POST

Roy Fielding talks about POST (and other methods) in RESTful architectures

roy.gbiv.com

25 February 2010

minithttpd

A tiny barebones web server written in clojure

gist.github.com

24 February 2010

What to expect from Compojure 0.4.0

James Reeves discusses the changes in version 0.4 of Compojure and the role of Ring in the new version.

groups.google.com

22 February 2010

Penumbra

An idiomatic wrapper for OpenGL in Clojure

github.com

21 February 2010

Pascal spoken here

A look at old apple ads and the role of programming as part of computing at the dawn of personal computers.

www.bogost.com

19 February 2010

Compels in a nutshell

Lenny Balsera reduces Compels in the FATE RPG system down to the core concepts

lcdarkwood.livejournal.com

16 February 2010

A monad non-tutorial

'What is a monad?' is the wrong question.

strongtyped.blogspot.com

14 February 2010

Sarcastic font

It's time for a revolution. It's time for a new font style!

glennmcanally.com

14 February 2010

The Beer Store

New Zealand based seller of domestic and international fancy beers

www.beerstore.co.nz

09 February 2010

Jon Harrop on Clojure and F#

Interesting comments on the suitability of F# and Clojure for 'real world' software

groups.google.com

08 February 2010

Revised font stack

A well considered article about CSS font stacks to work with fonts available on both Windows and Mac.

www.awayback.com

06 February 2010

Bill Watterson interview

Creator of ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ is interviewed 15 years after he finished the series.