Higher-Order Perl : the entire text of MJD’s functional-programming-in-perl bible! awesome. (I have no less than two copies of the dead-tree version.)
(tags: higher-order-programming perl programming books reference manual free mjd)
np237: RubyGem is from Mars, apt-get is from Earth : on the crapness of Ruby and Python distribution mechanisms for server deployment. ‘Developers are reinventing the wheel, engine and transmission. Which is not that bad per se, but by not looking at existing solutions for the problem of making a car move, they are inventing a square wheel, a steam-powered engine and a superconductor-powered magnetic transmission.’
(tags: ruby python perl languages distribution install rpm deb apt unix)
Flickr: Documenting Dublin’s cycle lanes : a group dedicated to Dublin City Council’s ineptitude where bike lanes are concerned
(tags: flickr groups photos dublin planning dcc cycling bikes bike-lanes roads road-safety)
surround.vim : nifty Vim plugin for working with “surrounding” text entities — quotes, XML tags, parens etc.
(tags: vim plugins text-editing editors)