20 Mar 2002 codedbliss   » (Journeyer)


It's been a long time since I've touched this. Quite a bit has occured since November.

  • My site has been completely revamped, completely in eRuby, which I've come to love far more than I ever enjoyed PHP. The site is weblog based and is in constant development. I hope to add article posting to it sometime in the near future.
  • Have been working on Haskell, a functional programming language, along with the Language of the Year group at #loty on irc.openprojects.net This has given me an entirely new outlook on computer programming in general, and has probably caught me up with some old calculus equations I'd forgotten. Since I've always dealt with Imperative (mostly OOP) languages, it's a unique experience.
  • Ruby has been my favourite for quite some time now- I'm practically parked in #ruby-lang and follow Ruby development closely; I find the language and community fascinating and hope to contribute a few library modules to the language in the future. I'm also offering free space on my webserver for Ruby programmers.
  • I have a few Python projects in the works right now at the office- A GUI training tool and a revamp of a CBT system I've been administering for about a year now- the new framework offers course developers the ability to change courseware and test pool questions dynamically, then displaying courseware/tests to the user, and grades/archives results. This is completely web-based. I wrote a Python version of Ruby's PStore module to accompish this (called Cryo). I hope to release both the general system and the archiving facility as soon as possible.

That's all I have time to detail at the current moment- I'll be adding to this list as time allows.

Please note my e-mail address has changed to codedbliss@comcast.net

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