Yesterday’s pro independence demo in Barcelona was impressively crowded, yet so peaceful. Today, by looking at Spanish newspapers, I wonder if it ever happened.
I find it so shocking that folks from the USA call themselves “Americans.” So symbolically violent. Good-hearted people from the States should promote a change of habits.
A rough cut of the second edition of Fowler’s Refactoring is available in Safari!
An article about McCain’s passing linked to this video. It’s supposed to put him in a good light, defending his then-rival Obama. But what an insulting “defense”: he denies a woman’s claim that Obama is an Arab, as if being an Arab was an insult.
If I had a nickel for every time I hear illiterate developers saying “depreciated” instead of “deprecated,” I’d be a millionaire, and I’d have to worry that my fortune doesn’t deprecate.
So is Analysis Patterns, which I have just discovered. ❤️
Apple has a style guide!
With the standard toolset, developing for iOS is just slow. Too much ceremony, too long iterations. I realize now, after two months working on a Rails project. We need a Rails of our own.
There should be a Pulitzer Prize category for birthday presents. Thanks, @fraugusi! ❤️ (“I don’t want to celebrate my birthday this year… I don’t feel like it at all. But please, no surprise parties, ok? They scare me to death. It’s in fact that fear what usually leads me to organize my own party.”)