thegoldenmule

Q&A: Unite Flash Day 2011

Flash developers have a rough reputation. Artist-turned-programmers run rampant in the Flash community, and they, unfortunately, have an extremely loud voice. I had the pleasure of sitting in a room with many of them while watching the magical  technical work of the Unity team at Unite Flash Day 2011. Basically, they explained that their awesome […]

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On the yumminess of NSSet and her applications to javascript

NSSet and her sexy daughter, NSMutableSet are officially my two favorite Cocoa classes. They have reached previously unmeasured levels of exquisitude. Sure, they have their faults, like being finite (I was hoping to prove the continuum hypothesis with NSSet--that's a math joke), but what they lack in nonsensical mathematical jargon, they make up for in usefulitude. Enter Javascript. […]

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Turns out, thegoldenmule plays drums

About a year ago I recorded an EP with a Christian band I played with in college. I've done a couple of live LPs, but they have certainly never had the quality of this studio recording. Anyway, it's finally back from all that finalizing and mastering nonsense! Give a listen or download below! These were […]

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An algorithm for suffix stripping...

Years ago when I programmed networking applications in Perl, I decided I had mastered regular expressions. I hadn't, of course, but when your code looks like you accidentally opened up a .dll in notepad, you have to believe in something. Anyway, I wrote something called a vector space search engine (a topic I will probably […]

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SOSTrace -- now in JS!

It was brought to my attention by a comment in a previous article that my HaXe trace target should be platform agnostic (I think that's the right term). In particular, he wanted a trace target for JS and PHP. Well I'm happy to report it took about 5 minutes to add JS support! PHP will have […]

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