Just checking in…

Wow, so my last post was September? That's just not good blogging, and for that I apologise... There's been a lot going on, but this is no time for excuses - I'm just posting this to let you all know that I'm still here, still writing code (lately, not as much as I'd like, but … Continue reading Just checking in…

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The “Scoring Predictions” kata

While idly surfing around earlier, I caught this post on coderbits, announcing that some of the Practicing Ruby archives are available under a free documentation license. When I saw that one of the released articles was written by James Edward Gray II, I just had to take a look. In case you don't know, JEGII … Continue reading The “Scoring Predictions” kata

Creating a bootable hard-disk image with Grub2

Creating a Qemu hard-disk image that boots with Grub2 is, as it turns out, not too difficult. Unfortunately though, the steps you need to get it working are not completely obvious, and documentation is still pretty sparse (probably because Grub2 is still quite new). In this post I'll run through how I got it working, … Continue reading Creating a bootable hard-disk image with Grub2

Android and the Form Post Download problem…

Another day, another workaround... This time, it was for this rather annoying issue that's been open for over four years (maybe because it's in as an RFE and not an actual bug, who knows?). It basically describes an unexpected behaviour in the stock Android browser, whereby it cannot handle form POST requests that result in a file … Continue reading Android and the Form Post Download problem…

Deelang 0.22 released on GitHub!

So I spent a bit of time today getting together the overdue release of Deelang ready, and finally pushed the 0.22 binary releases to Google Code, with source releases staying on GitHub. The Google Code project has now been fully migrated over to GitHub, and remains only to host binary downloads for those that want … Continue reading Deelang 0.22 released on GitHub!