By Michael Robinson on April 30, 2013, Filed in: Vim
Compared to using an editor like Sublime Text 2, vim is hard. The way one interacts with vim compared to other editors seems about as different as Chinese is to English. Knowing this, why the hell would anyone want to learn it? Here are my reasons.
By Michael Robinson on April 14, 2013, Filed in: Tutorial
Following up on my post on how to fully customize the E-Junkie cart
visually, this post describes how to translate the E-Junkie shopping cart.
By Michael Robinson on April 10, 2013, Filed in: Node.js
Some months ago I was invited to become a maintainer of and drive future development for the excellent nodegit module. Before this I had spent a week trialling and discarding all but nodegit as I struggled to find a Node.js module that would allow me to work with Git repositories programmatically, asynchronously, and predictably. Nodegit did these things, so I fixed some issues and submitted a pull request. And then, history.
By Michael Robinson on April 10, 2013, Filed in: PHP
I’ve rewritten my old Chinese Idiom Database completely, partly as an excuse to learn Symfony. The new database has over 12,000 Chinese Idioms!