For several years, I was a Linux systems administrator. After I earned some programming skills, I spent some time doing back-end web development. When I was a sysadmin, most of the programming I did revolved around automating various aspects of deployment and writing custom command-line tools to interface between various …
"As of 2017-03-26, there are 36 youth in Philadelphia adult jails." yasp.pablovirgo.com
A friend of mine is working to keep kids and teenagers out of adult jails. The prison system shares a census periodically, but the data isn't meant to be easy to work with.
A recent webinar …
Annoying that I couldn't make it work with Racket. I took another EDx course on computer programming: MITx 6.00.1x. So that's going to get added to my LinkedIN profile soonish.
Parsing the Minetest World format was trickier than I guessed. Nevertheless, I cracked the section I was previously …
I've been writing my Minetest Cereal project using Racket. That worked great for:
- Duplicating mathematical algorithms
- Creating a command line interface
- Connecting to an sqlite3 database
- Reading individual bytes from a stream
- Writing proper unit tests
- Learning about functional programming
Unfortunately, the Minetest world format compresses some of its data …