Articles by brian

12 New Languages in 2013

I'm setting a personal goal in 2013 to learn a new programming language each month. Obviously, I won't be able to learn any of them in depth, but I plan on completing a small project in each language.

  • January: Icon
  • February: Go
  • March: Common Lisp
  • April: Scala
  • May ...

12 Little Projects in 2013

As I mentioned in 12 New Languages, I'm learning a new programming language each month in 2013. To go along with this effort, I need a dozen things worth building -- one for each language.

I'm going to try to play to the strengths of each language. Here's ...

3 Easy Ways to Stick to a Coding Standard

When you're writing python, you don't need a lot of debate over the minutiƦ of most coding standards. PEP 8 does that for you. Even better, there are some tools that make it really easy to stick to the standard.

Why do this? Well, for one thing it ...

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