Time keeps on slipping into the future.

There are days, like today, when I really wonder.

In case Vim wasn’t awesome enough already.

Yegappan Lakshmanan’s Taglist plugin does pretty much everything I ever dreamed of my own script doing, and does it for every language that Exuberant Ctags supports

Getting back up on that ol’ horse.

In going back to programming in Java, though, I’ve noticed something surprising: I already miss Python.

And a beautiful world it is, too.

Right on the heels of my up-close-and-personal encounter with text encodings comes Tim Bray with a painless and lovely introduction to Unicode.

The world beyond 7-bit ASCII

I got to spend some time last night and this morning learning the differences between straight ASCII, ISO-8859-1, UTF-8, and whatever encoding it is that the Mac uses.

Katas, ├ętudes, three-man weaves

Dave Thomas (the Pragmatic Programmer, not the Beloved Burgermeister) has been thinking about the value of a disciplined practice regimen in programming.

Don’t believe anything anyone says today.

Among programmers, your pranks must not only be funny, they must compile and pass all unit tests before being checked in and posted to the production server.