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Friday, April 04, 2003

If you ever on a Windows box succeed in creating a directory named "aux", which you aren't supposed to be able to do, but which, let me tell you, you actually can do with enough persistence, refer to these instructions on how to delete it, because you can't delete it with any of the "normal" ways of deleting folders. The short of it is this command: rd\\.\c:\path\to\directory\named\aux
ASUnit: Unit Testing in Actionscript.

Thursday, April 03, 2003

Testing something here:

Wednesday, April 02, 2003

JavaScript Optimization
This document is intended to serve a number of purposes. One, it is intended to be a compendium of JavaScript optimization techniques, a place where one can turn to find optimization examples, some well known to JavaScript Programmers, and some not so well known. Two, it is also a source of performance information with regard to how these techniques perform in comparison to each other. Lastly, it is intended to address the issue of which programming optimization techniques work as intended in the interpreted environment in which JavaScript code runs.
You might not know it from the website (yet) but PowerSDK, which is a framework for building distributed applications in Flash, has gone all open source and stuff. Also see this more detailed description of PowerSDK .
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Friday, April 04, 2003

In order to keep up the appearance of posting, I present this actual dialogue between myself and 4-year-old daughter Phoebe:
Me: Phoebe, why are pigs your favorite animal?

Phoebe: Because they start with "P" and so do I, and because I like to eat them, and because they are pink and pink is my favorite color.
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