Cranky

koblas

2 minute read

Two instances of things got to me last week, in two different venues. First – I hate Wallmart about once every two years I walk into the store and think that I might buy somethings and then walk out in disgust. Sometimes it’s from the store across the street from the office, where it’s just plain dirty. In this case it was I needed a duffle bag, nothing fancy just something to put a few days of clothes into.

koblas

1 minute read

Long story made short, was curious about the open source Digg clone… Downloaded Plugg. There was a small bug in DB permissions that was causing it not to install correctly, so I cracked open the source.  OMG!  I’ve been dealing with OO PHP for long enough that what I found reminded me why I do have standards over the code that is produced. It’s not just bad, it’s..it’s…… PHP is clearly the new Basic.

koblas

1 minute read

The web is rich with libraries and applications.  You wouldn’t think twice about using a linked list library — ok, I know people who do…  But, in the realm of high performance computing, use off the shelf solutions!