Perl training (December 16, 2003, 0) - Plan:
- Day 1 morning: What is Perl? Lay of the land
- Day 1 afternoon: Basic syntax, Perl for extracting data
- Day 2 morning: Regular expressions, perl as glue – using Perl to connect two programs
- Day 2 afternoon: Perl as glue – using Perl to connect two programs
- Day 3 afternoon: CPAN
Why use Perl?
Nifty Japanese stuff: Kakasi (January 28, 2005, 0) - Kakasi is an external utility for
converting Japanese text between coding systems. It can also add
furigana after kanji or convert a text file to romaji.
Debian users can apt-get install kakasi kakasi-dic.
There’s an Emacs interface,
a Perl module (Text::Kakasi),
and a Ruby library.
On Technorati: japanese, emacs, linux, ruby
April (December 31, 2004, 0) - - 4/3: Assigned ERC copyright to GNU. Yay!
- 4/8: Sand cats
- 4/13: Started aikido
- 4/14: Posted teaching evaluations
- 4/15: 2nd sem reflections on teaching
- 4/17: Get rescued by Dominique from Kathy’s clubbing gimmick
- 4/22: Lots of teaching-related notes
- 4/23: Stories about high school competitions
- 4/29: Benefits of small commits
The class is practically running itself (December 18, 2003, 0) - It’s amazing. The class is practically running itself. The time I put
into making those exercises was definitely worth it. They’re off
solving them or making up their own exercises. With documentation,
time to explore the system, and the freedom to make mistakes and ask
questions, the trainees learn almost entirely on their own.
When they do have questions, they