I've been learning Rust recently, and it's the first new language (with new concepts, like borrowing) I've learnt for a while - probably the first since Clojure in 2013. I thought it was worth writing up exactly what I'm doing to learn it, in the hopes that it's useful for others …Continue reading
I spent some time earlier today debugging an interesting interaction in Ruby between minitest/autorun and concurrent-ruby, and since none of my searches on it turned up quite the right answer, figured I'd write up my notes.
I'm currently writing a Diameter stack in Ruby, partly because I need a …Continue reading
Last month, I went to the Clojure eXchange in London (run by SkillsMatter). I've been meaning since then to write up my notes from the most interesting talks, so here goes. You can see all these talks (and others I've not mentioned) at http://skillsmatter.com/event/java-jee/clojure-exchange-2013.
Speech …Continue reading
I was recently playing around with Pallet (as an offshoot of some of the DevOps-style cloud provisioning work I do on Project Clearwater), and had a bit of trouble getting from Pallet to the underlying jClouds API (I was using 1.5.5).
Specifically, I wanted to associate an EC2 …Continue reading