Inklings in August 2008
I must remember these!
Haven’t read the book yet, but it’s sitting there ready for me to do so.
Interface design patterns.
I’ve encountered elements of all of this at various times in my life but never all at the same time. We’re all flawed, kid, so be nice to one another.
Quoting one of the comments as it’s a good summary of the gist:
The article in it’s own right, is good, but not because it says to drop memcached, but because it implies that you should evaluate your system and what would work best for it, rather than just slapping whatever you read some other site did in there and hoping for the best.
On encouraging behaviour to avoid its accumulation.
I disagree with him on lightboxes: they’re only bad if overused, but they’re a great way of grabbing attention when you really need to. Good otherwise, though.
It’s all there in the title. The body’s the icing, but worth reading.
This Python recipe looks as if it might be something I’ll need soon enough.
This is fantastic news, even if the mechanism stings of a little irony.
Here’s something I really wish I could do in AFK: unify URL routing and controllers.
Stuff like this is one of the reasons I bought Twilight Princess.
I’ve noticed that frequently in technical discussions, the strongest disagreements seem to come from people with little to no actual experience with the technology they’re arguing against. How can that be?
All quite true.
Domain driven design as successfully used on Guardian.co.uk.
I suck at this. :-(