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Clear also clears the stack [til/spectrum]

Written by Remy Sharp / Original link on Aug. 31, 2020

It should be obvious from the title, but I thought that the CLEAR routine cleared out memory - obviously not fully understanding it.This seemingly benign routine kept complaining that there was NO DEFPROC - i.e. an ENDPROC was called but currently the state wasn't in a routine.Here's a sample of th…



Stardust [book]

Written by Remy Sharp / Original link on Aug. 30, 2020

A well told tale of magic and adventure. And more of a starting point for its movie counterpartThe Stardust film is amongst one of my favourite of the modern films I've watched in my lifetime, and so I've seen the film a number of times and know it well. I was a little wary of pre-expectations but…


This day is the hardest day [blog]

Written by Remy Sharp / Original link on Aug. 30, 2020

I'm fascinated by old photographs, in particular ones from my own family and my own history. There's something that draws me in to the moments frozen in time, before anything changes. That "something" is what takes hold of me on this particular day: the day before Tia's birthday.I write this becaus…


Usborne 1980s coding books [link]

Written by Remy Sharp / Original link on Aug. 28, 2020

Usborne were the book publishers that as a kid, were strangely distributed via school parents' front lounge.I remember rarely being able to afford these books though they were, and are, rife with great educational material.I've since bought a few of these for my own kids, the modern books that is,…


Lea Verou's outline trick [link]

Written by Remy Sharp / Original link on Aug. 26, 2020

This one line of CSS solves the problem of a focus ring appearing when the mouse interacts (visually annoying) whilst importantly keeping it for keyboard navigation::focus:not(:focus-visible) { outline: none; }Nice and simple, and bookmarking because I've been using it in more and more projects.Sou…