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Some books since last time

For some reason I just haven’t got around to blogging for a long while, but fortunately I have had time to read a fair number of computing related books which I thought I would type up here. There are a … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season for loads of Haskell

The Xmas break is a good time to catch up with things. At the functional lunch at work we’ve been working though the NICTA Haskell course exercises which take you through the implementation of many pieces of the Haskell libraries via … Continue reading

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A dump has so many uses

I’d been meaning to write a blog post about Windows dump files for a while now. I’ve used them at work a number of times. For example, when I worked on the CLR profilers, a dump file was a natural … Continue reading

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Switching to Angular 2

Switching to Angular 2 by Minko Gechev In the past I spent some time trying to get up to speed with Angular 1, and after some announcements at Xmas time about the progress being made on Angular 2, I decided it … Continue reading

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Vagrant, up and running

I’d obviously heard of Vagrant a long time ago, but only used it in anger for the first time a few weeks ago [when playing with MirageOS]. I decided that I need to understand a little more about how it works, … Continue reading

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Just how serious is a bug

I was thinking the other day about how hard it is to evaluate the impact of a bug fix. You have a bug report and determine the fix for it – just how do you then weigh the impact of the … Continue reading

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What do I need to know about Bitcoin?

There have been several bitcoin discussions at work of late… what actually is Bitcoin? How can the underlying blockchain technology be used for other purposes? I did the Coursera course on the topic some time ago, but these questions pushed me to go … Continue reading

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