SqueekNOS is a project to create an operating-systemless Smalltalk. Ie. one where the Smalltalk machine replaces most of the operating system (apart from a small kernel I guess). The nice thing about this : everything is inspectable / hackable. All the way down.
Just a note. I am really, really liking CoffeeScript now. It’s reminding me both of freedom that Python gave me when I first turned to it after Java. And bit of my experience with Erlang. ( If only it had Erlang’s Actor model and pattern matching arguments … ) The other good effect of this, […]
Very interesting video about how to program with Go language.
Joel Spolsky : “The great horizontal killer applications are actually just fancy data structures.”
So, slight Christmas / New Year’s diversion from my main projects – I’ve been writing a wave-table synth in the last few days. Code (C++ using Maximilian) is here. The main thing I’m doing is to have two wave-tables for a voice, and then slowly swap sample points between them to get a long-term evolution […]