Monthly Archives: August 2011

This is how I feel about C

I don’t think C gets enough credit. Sure, C doesn’t love you. C isn’t about love–C is about thrills. C hangs around in the bad part of town. C knows all the gang signs. C has a motorcycle, and wears the leathers everywhere, and never wears a helmet, because that would mess up C’s punked-out […]

Adding Tiles to a Struts 1.3 Project with a Custom Request Processor

In Struts, if you wanted to do funny shenanigans (e.g. override the Roles checking for authorization, or override the ActionForm population to parse a JSON object rather than standard parameters) with the Struts Controller, up until Struts 1.2, you had to extend the Request Processor and configure the Struts ActionServlet to use it instead. This […]

This is how I feel about Perl

Good code in perl is fine, but there’s something about bad code in perl that’s worse than bad code in other languages, something very HP-Lovecraft- mad-servants-of-the-elder-gods-chattering-in-the-extradimensional- insect-language kind of bad that makes my head hurt when I have to read it. Jish Karoshi on comp.lang.ruby