Resolver Systems seem to be a cool, python + spreadsheet company based in London – with the right attitude. Nice demo. Hmmm … and they’re hiring … (drifts off into daydreaming)
Joel Spolsky : And your programmers are like, jeez louise, GMail is huge, we can’t port GMail to this stupid NewSDK. We’d have to change every line of code. Heck it’d be a complete rewrite; the whole programming model is upside down and recursive and the portable programming language has more parentheses than even Google […]
I’d forgotten that Processing Processing by Paul Ford was one of the inspirations for GeekWeaver.
Reading more discussions on the business of Joel has got me thinking about the problem of marketing GeekWeaver. So here’s the pitch … in the classic 5 points of selling 😉 1) The pain you didn’t know you had! Oh, the horror, the horror, too many tags too many files, you have to reach for […]
An idea I had, over at Joel’s Business of Software : Here’s a thought. I was re-reading this a couple of days ago : http://www.joelonsoftware.com/articles/fog0000000348.html as I’m trying to persuade the overworked developers in the place I work to take some time out for this kind of cleaning. And it occurred to me that there […]
I’ve done a slightly improved GeekWeaver screencast. Still very sketchy, and without audio, but the SWF is smaller, and shouldn’t crash. It just concentrates on the basics : * making several pages* using the .tag notation with outline indenting to save on closing HTML / XML tags* defining a reusable and parameterizable block (in this […]
I’ve been struggling with Python’s distutils over the weekend, and I’m finally making some progress. There’s a new GeekWeaver page and a new release. The page is part of a revamp of my personal site, which is now being built with GeekWeaver. And the release is the first built with distutils. I was hoping that […]