Tags → programming
- 08-Dec-2006Help me think in MVC
Dear LazyWeb: I discovered the Model-View-Controller pattern earlier this year. Well, not discovered, I had read about it in OO programming articles years ago. And it’s been around for decades. But this year I think I’m finally getting it. I think the reason I never got it was because I’d never encountered a system that…
- 22-Apr-2004MySQL Archaeology
When I was first playing with databases I was putting lots of stray stuff into mine. It was pretty fun, actually. mysql> select want_id, artist, title from music_wanted; +———+———————–+——————————–+ | want_id | artist | title | +———+———————–+——————————–+ | 0001 | Anderson, Laurie | Mr. Heartbreak | | 0002 | Cocker, Joe | Greatest Hits |…
- 10-Jan-2004My First Python Program
Here’s my hello world moment for the programming language Python: #!/usr/local/bin/python print “Content-type: text/html\n” print “hello” if 1 == 0: print “1 is 0” else: print “1 is not 0” print “” print “word “*10 Which results in hello 1 is not 0 word word word word word word word word word word Expect more…
- 05-May-2003Web Programming as Cop Shows
As my pal Matt Lee (Sassy) says: We are dorks. Read it
- 27-Sep-2002CDONTS Mail
Although it’s being deprecated, this article on CDONTS Mail is worth me mentioning so I can find it in the past.
- 29-Apr-2002Mmm, SOAPy
Lots of interesting chatter about SOAP, XML, APIs, and Web Services right now: Google’s Gaffe (this article asks if Google’s API is overly complicated by SOAP) SOAP Wars (the converse take) The always interesting Shirky with another take on Web Services/APIs SOAP vs. REST (Representational State Transfer) REST and Web Services Some interesting reading. Though…
- 24-Mar-2002geek out!
this code is equivalent between postgresql and mysql: mysql: create table crawford_addresses ( id int(10) auto_increment primary key, … ); postgresql: create table “crawford_addresses” ( id serial , primary key (“id”), … );
- History of Flash
“The story of Flash as told by its inventor Jonathan Gay” — kind of neat. At my first web job we did lots of Splash work, crazy crazy stuff. I have the old FutureSplash and Flash icons in my old resume (I’m not linking you to old resumes. Yuck. The brave and/or crazy may visit…
- 06-Mar-2002New Silly Lab Item.
- 27-Jan-2002Search Engine Upgrade to ht://Dig
Last night and this morning I installed htdig as the new search engine for this site internally. Back in August I mentioned that I would start using google because the solution I was trying had stopped working with any reliability. ht://Dig is open source and originated here in San Diego at SDSU. Total time for…