Archive for March, 2008

Working with tables in Pico Lisp

Monday, March 31st, 2008

Let’s examine a common example, a list of people forming a table without key access to each person could look like this:... Read More

Registers and Quoting in Pico Lisp

Saturday, March 29th, 2008

By now you should have compiled and installed Pico as per the install instructions. We will start the interpreter with ./dbg. You can create a file and just copy paste the tutorial snippets and run them in the interpreter with : (load “tutorial.l”). To rerun you hit “Esc” followed by “k” to step through prior commands, hit “Enter” when you see the load command. ... Read More

PicoLisp at first glance

Friday, March 28th, 2008

As I announced earlier, the plan was to create some small proof of concept web-thing in c-lisp but it didn’t work out. Instead I ended up doing just that in PicoLisp instead, I guess me and c-lisp was not meant to be. Anyway, Pico is created by Alex Burger without whose help and patience I wouldn’t have gone very far.... Read More

IP to Country

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

Since I’m currently working with advertising related stuff it might be a good thing to learn the whole geographic location by ip number thing. A good starting point is The IP-to-Country Handbook.... Read More

My letter to Kathy

Monday, March 17th, 2008

Hello Kathy, I just discovered Creating passionate users, a tad too late it seems. I’m writing this because I really, really like your content and I want to you to start writing again. I’m sure you’ve already got a lot of emotionally supportive letters and so on so I’m not gonna go there, because obviously they didn’t succeed. Instead I’m gonna take a practical and proactive approach.... Read More

MODx and YAML – from zero to finished site

Sunday, March 16th, 2008

Why MODx? Because it just rocks if you have some markup skills.... Read More

Comparing TYPO3, Joomla, Drupal and MODx

Saturday, March 15th, 2008

Update: Since writing this article I’ve managed to setup a typo3 template with the TemplaVoila wizard, I still feel that the process is somewhat complicated, but with proper documentation it’s a lot easier and that’s what I’m trying to accomplish with that tutorial.... Read More

ZF Community/CMS Bugfixes

Wednesday, March 12th, 2008

I’m in the process of replacing the horrible PHP code. And I’m using the beefed up version of the Zend Framework that I’ve built in this series of course! However, I’ve started to find some bugs and the fixes will be posted here.... Read More

Farewell HTML Ajax

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008

I just realized that I’ve completely stopped using HTML Ajax. The framework has become completely superfluous for me now that I’m using jQuery’s $.post method.... Read More