I have a problem with the word lightweight. It used to mean something along the lines of »efficiency« (in terms of performance, memory footprint, code used). Nowadays it seems the word lightweight has become redefined to »ommitting the important stuff, doing things wrong - as an excuse for having a "small" code base«. Caution: this is just an opinionContinue reading "»Lightweight« The Anti-Pattern"
You're currently in the process of walling up your garden of API-awesome. All of this is happening because you need to earn money. You are about to kick the very thing that made you great. And continuing on that course, you'll lose in the long-run. Before getting to the idea, let me point out where you stand.Continue reading "Hey @twitter, here's an idea"
The MacPorts update I ran a couple of weeks ago caused my git to upgrade to 22.214.171.124 - and switch from English to German. The workaround to make git speak English again while not chaning the locale of the entire system is rather trivial. But since I'm terrible at remembering that sort of stuff, documenting it might help with the next update… ☺Continue reading "Changing The Language Of A Specific Program"