*dusts off the 2 year old blog*
Ahoy j.n'ers! It's been a while, but I had to come share a fun experience from the other night. Charles Oliver Nutter, one of the lead developers of JRuby, dropped in to the virtual world Second Life for a meeting of the Rubyists of Second Life.
In a followup to his earlier post about using Groovy instead of XML for application config, Michael Henderson has written a Groovy Markup BeanBuilder class to allow building complex trees of JavaBeans or GroovyBeans using the simple
Laziness: The quality that makes you go to great effort to reduce overall energy expenditure. It makes you write labor-saving programs that other people will find useful, and document what you wrote so you don't have to answer so many questions about it.
I was working on a Perl project this weekend. (You know, Perl. "It's like Java, only it lets you deliver on time and under budget." *) I was doing a bunch of awfulness with SQL-over-CSV files, but I really needed a database.