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Expanding Horizons

Written by Krakjoe / Original link on Nov. 2, 2016

Fig 1. My view of the horizon this morning.Recently I have been working on a new extension. It is a wrapper around libui, which is a cross platform user interface development library, that allows the creation of native look and feel interfaces in the environments it supports.The gravitas of this ma…


me et mentis morbum

Written by Krakjoe / Original link on Sep. 26, 2016

Fig 1. What I aspire to be ...This morning, I want to talk about mental illness ... and apologize.The preceding sentence was rewritten 42 times, and contains the words from the first revision.In some sense, it is difficult to use the words "mental illness" when we are talking about ourselves. There …


Breaking Badly

Written by Krakjoe / Original link on Apr. 13, 2016

If you're not running PHP 7 already, you are either crazy, or else your unit tests rely on software that I wrote for PHP 5 ... uopz.uopz is a runtime hacking extension of the runkit and scary stuff genre.When I first wrote uopz, PHP 5 was almost in a state of equilibrium. There were minor changes …


Hacking PHP 7

Written by Krakjoe / Original link on Apr. 13, 2016

Recently, I have taken part in some screen casts with my good friends at 3devs.The subject of the screen casts are extension development for, and hacking PHP 7 (Part 1, Part 2).Screen casting is a medium I haven't mastered, or had very much practice at.While I'm trying to plan the content for the …


Picking an Approach

Written by Krakjoe / Original link on Mar. 2, 2016

Fig 1. Several LanguagesI should hope that the majority of people reading this consider themselves polyglots.A polyglot is a person able to speak in many languages; It's almost a requirement of programming that we should know more than one language.Using the right language for the job is a worthy …


Chasing the Dragon

Written by Krakjoe / Original link on Feb. 8, 2016

Fig 1. Man chasing Dragon.It's no secret that, I am an addict ...I'm allowed to assume that if you are reading my blog, about programming, you too are an addict.All of the time I am awake, I chase the ultimate high ... that high is ... making computers do stuff. We probably both have a problem ...I…